Families of Nazareth

Families of Nazareth

A Spirituality of God’s Merciful Love and 

Communion of Life with Christ through Mary

Mary and Juan Diego

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the of the Unborn,
of the Americas, of The Families of Nazareth Movement, 
and more  . . . speaks to Saint Juan Diego.

"Put into your heart, my smallest child,
that the thing that frightened you,
the thing that afflicted you is nothing:
Do not let it disturb you...

Am I not here, I who am your mother?

Are you not under my shadow and protection?

Am I not the source of your joy?

Are you not in the hollow of my mantle, in the crossing of my arms?

Do you need something more?

- Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1531.

The Families of Nazareth Movement began in the early 1980’s in Poland where a small community of people found themselves searching for a pathway that would lead to extraordinary spiritual growth and sanctity. Once they found that way, the Movement spread rapidly beyond the borders of Poland and it is now present on all the continents. Readers of Magnificat® will recognize the name, Father Tadeusz Dajczer, who is frequently quoted in daily meditations. Father Dajczer was one of the founders of this movement.

Families of Nazareth members seek a radical way of entrusting themselves to God through the Blessed Virgin Mary. We follow the example of such spiritual masters as Saint John Paul the Great,Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Saint Therese of Lisieux, Saint John of the Cross, and Saint Teresa of Avila.

Highlighting the importance of Our Blessed Mother in the History of Salvation and in our personal lives, the basic principle of the this spirituality is the establishing of a unique relationship with Mary. In day to day living, it calls for surrendering to God’s will through Mary, and following Mary’s footsteps in humility, trust and total obedience to God.

Our Group Meets Thursdays at 1:15 pm, following Holy Mass, in the Holy Name Family Room or the Holy Name Parish Hall.

From September 4th to October 7th, the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, we'll be deepening our spiritual relationship with Our Blessed Mother through the book, 33 Days to Morning Glory, and the accompanying small group study. 

Interested? For more information contact Jo Lauter jo@catholicsteamboat.org

Families of Nazareth Movement in the United States