Miles Christi religious order

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Miles Christi priests celebrate Mass
Miles Christi priests at benediction

Miles Christi is a Catholic Religious Order formed of Priests and Brothers, founded in Argentina in 1994, dedicated to the preaching of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. They were invited to the United States by Fr. John Hardon, S.J., and were first established in Michigan in October 2000, the Jubilee Year. The Congregation currently has houses in the Archdiocese of Detroit and the Diocese of San Diego, and several religious houses in its country of origin, Argentina, in the Archdioceses of La Plata and the Mercedes-Luján, and the Diocese of San Luis. They are also active in Rome and in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico.[1]

History[edit]

Miles Christi was first established in Michigan in October 2000, the Jubilee Year, after the invitation of Cardinal Adam Maida. As of 2013 founder Fr. Roberto Juan Yannuzzi, MC was the superior general of the order.

Liturgy[edit]

  • The sense of the Sacred
  • Solemnity
  • Gregorian chant
  • Latin

Gregorian Masses[edit]

The Miles Christi religious community has in its Constitution the obligation of celebrating a series of thirty Gregorian Masses for every deceased member of their community. Miles Christi also offers Gregorian Masses for the dead upon request.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cf. Miles Christi Brochure

External references[edit]

  • The Miles Christi Website [1]
  • Miles Christi Photos [2]