What is ADMA (Mary Help of Christians Association)?

by vaclav posted Jul 31, 2021


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What is ADMA?



ADMA - Association of Devotees of Mary Help of Christians


Origin-founder: Don Bosco

Origin-venue: Valdocco, Turin - Italy

Origin-year:  1869 (April 19 - approval)


Members: 100.000+ around the world (Catholic believers)

Countries: 50+ countries in four continents


Regulations: 2003 (by Fr. Pascual Chavez)

Member of the Salesian Family: 4th among 32 groups


Formation - Animation - Communication

Initial formation:

Monthly formation: ADMA online (24th of the month)


FB group EAO:



We Christians must unite in these difficult times.
Being between many who do good animates us without realizing it.
ADMA today is an association of lay people who all over the world - faithful to Don Bosco's charism: make their commitment to live their daily lives by imitating Mary and placing themselves as children under her mantle.



Local group:     800+ around the world

Province (SDB/FMA):