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Cost: $28 per person if postmarked by 9-6-14.
From 9-7-14 to 9-10-14 $30 per person - CALL for
Reservations.  After 9-10-14, “Stand-by List”
on site—if seats are available.
 For Reservations or Questions:
                      call Jane at (760) 610-5928

The Objectives of Magnificat


  • Live out the mystery of Mary's visit to Elizabeth

  • Help Catholic women to open more and more to the Holy Spirit through a deeper commitment of their lives to Jesus as Lord and to        impart the Holy Spirit to one another by their love, service, and sharing the good news of salvation

  • Provide opportunities which foster growth in holiness

  • Sponsor the Magnificat Meal, the essential function of Magnificat

  • Imitate Mary through spiritual adoption of priests and seminarians


Magnificat encourages Catholic women to grow in holiness through the following means:

  • Daily personal prayer

  • Realization of the personal love of God the Father

  • Personal Knowledge of and love for Jesus Christ and commitment to Him as Lord

  • Experience of the presence and power of the Holy Spirit and openness to all His gifts

  • Frequent participation in the sacraments of the Holy Eucharist and Reconciliation

  • Study and daily reading of the Sacred Scriptures, the word of God

  • Deep love for and loyalty to the Catholic Church, as expressed through the Church's teaching authority, the pope and the bishops in communion with Him, who serve as guides in matters of faith and morals

  • Sensitivity to the needs of the Church and willingness to address these needs through the corporal and spiritual works of mercy

  • Deep love for and devotion to Mary as mother and model of all Christians, especially women

  • Appreciation of the vocation of Christian Women

  • Reverence for the sanctity of life from its origins to its fulfillment in God

  • Fostering the work of intercessory prayer, and

  • Promoting unity as expressed in Ephesians 4:3 - "Make every effort to preserve the unity which has the

  • Spirit as its origin and peace as its binding force."


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