Mercedarians: are they a Marian order?


#1

Recently I started considering a vocation (in a long term)… :cool:

I’m primarily considering institutes with special Marian devotions.

I’ve recently encountered Royal, Celestial and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives (O. de M.) - Mercedarians. A very interesting order!
But do they have a special Marian devotion? Or is it in the title only?


#2

orderofmercy.org/the-mercedarians.html


#3

I’ve been discerning my vocation, and I love the Mercedarians! They seem to have a strong Marian devotion (like most religious orders). I know that one of the unique Marian devotions they do are called “Saturday Salves”.


#4

Thanks, i’ve already checked their us website, it is not very helpful on this particular issue.


#5

Forgive me for stating the obvious, but would would make you believe that an order or congregation named after Our Lady WOULDN’T be particularly devoted to Her?


#6

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