The Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary (ESBVM) exists to advance the study at various levels of the place of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Church, under Christ and of related theological questions; and in the light of such study to promote ecumenical devotion. Its aim is to show that, in the Blessed Virgin Mary, Christians of many traditions may find a focus in their search for unity.
Prayer for the Society
God our Father,
through the Blessed Virgin Mary
you gave your Son to be our Redeemer;
send your blessing on the
Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary;
so that strengthened by your grace,
enlivended by by your Spirit,
and renewed in the One whom Mary bore,
your Church may grow in the unity You desire.
We ask this through Jesus Christ your Son, our Lord.