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Missionaries of Merciful Love
God's Will, Simplicity, Prayer
Christ is our life. Jesus said, "I am the way, truth and life." Jesus also teaches us: "I am the vine, you are the branches . . . Abide in me." Our way of life can be summed up in twelve brief sentences:




  1. Be consumed by the merciful love of God.
  2. Love Jesus with a burning love.
  3. Show merciful love to others.
  4. Do God's will joyfully.
  5. Be simple.
  6. Pray always from the heart.
  7. Trust in Jesus totally.
  8. Be humble
  9. Desire and strive for holiness.
10. Constantly be led by the Holy Spirit.
11. Use the gifts of the Holy Spirit, especially the charismatic gifts.
12. Spread the good news of salvation in Jesus.

Way of Life for the Missionaries of Merciful Love 
Mission Statement of the Missionaries of Merciful Love
"Our mission is to joyfully proclaim the name and message of Jesus in every way imaginable as instruments of God's merciful love for the world".
Cyndie and Pete Mason
  
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The founder of the Missionaries of Merciful Love, Pete Mason, was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) for twenty three years and, as such, the Rule of Life of the MML is greatly influenced by the Secular Franciscan Rule, while adding the elements of the Divine Mercy message, Catholic charismatic spirituality and the spiritual vision of St. Therese of Liseux, the Little Flower.  
Missionaries of Merciful Love 
Members Duties


* Read a passage from the Bible and pray daily. Include at least five minutes of contemplative prayer, which is meditating on a Scripture verse.

*  Attend daily mass if possible.

 Show merciful love to others.

 Do God’s will joyfully.

 Live in simplicity.

 Be holy.

*  Go on a monthly retreat anywhere for any length of time. A silent retreat is recommended for all or a portion of the retreat.

 Trust in Jesus.

 Be humble.

*  Pray the Chaplet of Mercy daily. 3 pm, the hour of mercy, is suggested.

*  Attend the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) regularly. Once a week is suggested. 

*  Fast at least once a week. Any kind of fast for any amount of time.

 Seek the gifts of the Holy Spirit and use them.

 Spread the Gospel.

Share devotion to Divine Mercy with others. For example, hand out MML cards.

Use your talents for God’s glory.

*  Attend the Missionaries of Merciful Love monthly meeting in your area. The suggested time is on the first Sunday of the month at 2 p.m., praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3 p.m. If there is no MML group in your area or you can’t attend the meeting, you can follow the MML Meeting Format by yourself.

*  Read the daily reading from the book “A Year of Merciful Love” and/or a passage from the Diary of St. Faustina.

*  Practice the Three Degrees of Mercy Jesus gave to St. Faustina:

Prayer (the lowest level)
Words (the middle level)
Actions (the highest level)

*  Try to do at least one act of merciful love each week. 

*  ​Make a holy hour of Eucharistic adoration once a week if possible.