A Few Words from Fr. Gregory:

This year Mother's Day is May 14 and the Salvatorians will be honoring the Blessed Mother and all mothers with a special mass and a Novena of Masses, May 14 to May 22. There are not enough words to thank our mothers for the sacrifice they make for us and the joy and love they share with us.  Just think how our lives have been shaped by that unending love - so reflective of the love of Our Savior by His Holy Mother.  I think about that "love" link we share with Jesus and Mary - it brings a smile to my face and happiness to my heart.

Fr Jordan wrote: "Never neglect to cherish and foster a childlike devotion to Mary at all times; let her be your advocate in all things."

Notice he wrote "at all times."  I treasure my own mother and I try to think of her and thank her everyday for all that she has done for me and others.  I would be remiss in not thanking my grandmothers, aunts, teachers and beloved friends who also have shown unconditional love.  They helped shape my life and I thank them - I would guess you also thank cherished women who have helped shape your lives.  Maybe say a special thank you this Mother's Day.

Remember beginning this Mother's Day, May 14, Salvatorians will say a special Mother's Day Mass and will celebrate a Novena of Masses to honor the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Let us include your intentions in these nine days of prayer devoted to your mother. You might also include grandmothers, aunts, sisters, friends, cherished teachers and neighbors who have in many ways given you that unconditional love that helped mold you into who you are.  And don't forget to share with me your own personal intentions. We, the Salvatorians, will consider it a privilege to pray with you to honor the wonderful women who are so important in your life.

Please send me your intentions either online, by mail or by calling 1-800-254-4902. To honor your mother or a beloved woman in your life please consider the gift of a Salvatorian Mother's Day Novena of Masses.  We have a beautiful Mass card for you to send to your Mother or another remarkable woman in your life.

With Mary on our side and the love of our own mothers we really can't go wrong. Send us the names of those who are special to you, and remember that throughout the Salvatorian Novena of Masses we always keep you in our prayers.

May our loving Savior and His Blessed Mother smile upon you and those you love most on this Mother's Day and each day of your life.


P.S. Please take a minute to look at our Father's Day Mass card. We would be happy to send you cards to use to remember your father, grandfather, husband, brother or friend in our Father's Day Novena of Masses starting June 18, honor St. Joseph, Patron of Families.

Please take a minute to visit our web-site to learn more about the Salvatorian community. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share the love and mercy of our Savior with you and your friends and family.

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Mission Statement

Founded over 130 years ago, by Father Francis Jordan, the Society of the Divine Savior is a Roman Catholic religious community, praying and working to share the love and mercy of our Savior, Jesus Christ through all possible means.

Salvatorians answer this calling through many diverse ministries, including-

-Pastors in parish ministry
-Hospital, nursing home,
and prison chaplains
-Foreign missionaries
-Campus ministers
-Teachers and administrators
-Friends and counselors to youth at risk
-Communities under duress

"That all may know the Savior"



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Society of the Divine Savior 125th Anniversary
of Salvatorian Presence in the USA

We are excited to announce that the USA Salvatorian Family will celebrate during five anniversary years (2017 to 2021) with the theme "YEARS on FIRE" to honor our past and propel us into our future.  These celebrations will tie into the journey to sainthood for our beloved founder Fr. Francis Jordan.  In keeping with Fr Jordan's teachings we will pursue a unique secondary theme a "Passion for Mercy."

Join the Mission and Celebration of 125 of the Society - Learn more and order tickets by email sds125@salvatorians.com or call 414-258-1735.