Welcome from Scarborough, ME!
We welcome you to the webpage of the Scarborough, Maine, Mary, Queen of Humility Chapter. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.
Magnificat Prayer Breakfast (SOLD OUT)
Mary, Queen of Humility Chapter, Scarborough, Maine
November 16, 2019
9:00am – 12pm
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for open seating. Please arrive early.
Fireside Inn & Suites
81 Riverside St.
Portland, ME 04103
Our Speaker: Father Anthony Kanagaraj
Father Anthony grew up in a small village in India. As a boy he dreamed of becoming a soldier, but God had a different plan for him. Following the guidance of his father, at age 16 he joined the Heralds of Good News Society, which has a charism of training and supplying zealous, saintly priests wherever needed in the universal Church.
Father quotes, “Having put my hand to the plow, I never looked back” (Luke 9:62). In moments of pain, temptation, and danger, God protected him. He heard the Lord say, “Take and eat it; it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth, it will be sweet as honey” (Rev. 10: 10).
Following his ordination in 2005, he served as dean of studies in a seminary and as a parish priest. In 2011 Father received God’s greatest, unexpected surprise when he was appointed Director of The Charismatic Retreat Center in Tirunelveli. Fearing and doubting this mission, he heard the Lord say, “For to everyone I send you, you must go, and all that I command you, you must speak. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you” (Jeremiah 1:7-8). This started Father’s dedication to a healing ministry.
Father Anthony has earned three Master’s Degrees. A musician and composer of devotional songs, he has produced four CDS. His testimony will be a witness to how the Lord assured His guidance and delivered His promises to him in his life as a Catholic priest.
Prayer ministry is available after the meal.
Religious books and CD’s may be available at the meal.
Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distractions, it is respectfully requested that young children under the age of 14 not be in attendance.
Secure your reservation early as seating is limited.
Reservations for priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters are complimentary, but registration is required.
Mail-in Reservation(s) to the Prayer Breakfast are $22.00 and may be obtained from our Reservation Chairwoman, Marcessia Gelowtski.
Reservations will be closed on November 8, 2019.
No reservations are accepted at the door.
Check or money order only payable to “Scarborough Magnificat”.
Your check/money order serves as your receipt. Your ticket will be at the door.
Online Reservations are $23.00 (which includes a $1 Convenience Fee)
Click on the downward arrow below and select the number of reservations needed.
Then click on the Buy Now Button below your Reservation selection to pay for the reservation.
Please print the form below for mail-in reservations:
Reservations are $22.00 per person by mail;
Make Check/Money Order payable to Magnificat Scarborough
Registration Form must be postmarked by November 8, 2019 to receive your confirmation.
Guest(s) Name ______________________________________________
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Please Mail Reservation Form and check payable to “Scarborough Magnificat” to:
PO BOX 821
Scarborough, ME 04070-0821
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR OUR CHAPTER —2019-2020
April 18, 2020 – Speaker: Kendra Von Esh
August 22, 2020 – Speaker TBA
November 14, 2020 – Speker TBA
ROSARY BLANKET OF PRAYER
Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 19th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.
OUR PRAYER GROUPS
Is God calling you to be in a Prayer Group? Jesus said “Wherever two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.” Our prayer groups are open to all.
Prayer groups are open to all of our Magnificat sisters and their families.
Magnificat Intercessory Prayer Group
Every 3rd Saturday of the Month
St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, Black Point Rd., Scarborough, ME
For More Information, call 207-797-8413
SERVICE TEAM MEMBERS
Cindi Schaab, Coordinator
Valerie Litalien, Assistant Coordinator
Cathy Koenig, Treasurer
Mona Roy, Secretary
Shirley Estabrooks, Historian
Spiritual Advisor: Father John Bacevicius, OFM
If you would like to help with a Ministry of Magnificat, or if you have a question or comment for our Service Team, or if you would like to be on our Mailing list for future events, please contact us at: Scarborough Magnificat
HISTORY of Mary Queen of Humility Chapter of Magnificat; Scarborugh Maine
[for the Diocese of Portland, Maine]
In Maine a group of four women had been meeting weekly to study the bible together for over 15 years. They began to pray that God would use them to start some kind of ministry for women in the state of Maine. They were also asking God what name to call their group. The original group included Cindi Schaab, Cindy Andreson, Cathy Koenig, and Rose Clark (who has passed on to God).
In April 2010, while at Mass, Cindi Schaab was given the word “Magnificat”. Excitedly, when she got home she called Cindy Andreson, one of the women in her group to tell her. Cindy Andreson, was excitedly trying to call Cindi Schaab at the very same time to tell her that she had discovered an exciting women’s ministry on the internet called “Magnificat Ministry”.
So, after contacting Kathy MacInnis in New Orleans, the formation began for Magnificat Maine. An intercessory prayer group was formed and has grown to more than 25 women who have been meeting monthly to pray since May of 2010. The service team prayerfully received from the Holy Spirit, “Mary, Queen of Humility”, for their chapter name. Father John Bacevicius, OFM was knowledgeable about Magnificat and he became our chapter’s Spiritual Advisor.
On September 8, 2015, the paperwork from the state of Maine for incorporation was approved. On September 15, 2016, the notification came through for acceptance in the Official Catholic Directory in the Portland, Maine Diocese. These were both Marian feast days. On November 7, 2016, Magnificat-Scarborough, ME Chapter was officially approved. Kathy MacIinnis poignantly revealed to the service team that this date of approval was very significant because it was her mother, Caroline’s birthday. Her mother, Ms. Caroline, had been an enthusiastic prayer intercessor for Magnificat Ministry, and Kathy said she has entrusted Magnificat-Scarborough, ME Chapter to her mother’s special intercession in Heaven.
The Holy Spirit has been forming and guiding this group each step of the way in miraculous ways. It has been a long process but God’s Holy Timing is perfect. Magnificat Maine will host their first Magnificat meal on September 9, 2017.
“My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God My Savior”!