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Arrivato ad Ushetu (Kahama-Tanzania) il 5 ottobre, dopo una settimana, anche se certamente conosco poco di questa terra, vale la pena descrivere un po’ ciò che più mi ha colpito della gente di qui. Ushetu è un piccolo villaggio di 4.000 abitanti al centro del ...
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As part of their formation, the members of the Third Order of the Institute of the Incarnate Word had a pilgrimage in the City of Manila last September 30, 2017. It was a sort of 'welcome' to the month of the Holy Rosary since they visited different major Mari...
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On Saturday, the 30th of September, some youth from several schools and universities in the city of Lipa paid a visit to the Houses of Formation of the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word. Gathering first at the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Sebastian in Li...
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This coming Friday would have been my father’s 60th birthday. He lost his battle with cancer a little over three years ago. What follows is something I wrote back in 2015[1] as the first anniversary of his death drew near. It’s a short reflection that wi...
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During the Blessing of the Houses at the Ven. Fulten Sheen House of Formation, on September 8th, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The seminarians of the Institute of the Incarnate Word at the Venerable Fulton Sheen House of Formation ar...
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Procession on the Feast day of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Avodale, PA. The popular mission in Avondale, Pennsylvania began on June 12th and concluded with the closing Mass on Sunday, June 25th. The mission was preached by Fr. Mariano Vic...
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The Institute of the Incarnate Word – IVE is a catholic religious institute founded by Fr. Carlos Buela in 1984, Argentina. The IVE missions have spread out to 88 dioceses in 38 countries, across the 5 continents. It has a total of 804 members (including priests, monks, brothers and seminarians). The Institute of the Incarnate Word – IVE along with the Institute Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará - SSVM and our Third Order make up the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word (also known as IVE).

 

 

Apostolate

Since every man is in a certain sense “the way for the Church” (cf. Redemptor hominis, 14) and “only in the mystery of the incarnate Word does the mystery of man take on light” (Gaudium et Spes, 22), we want to work for man’s integral good revealing to him his nature, his dignity, his vocation, his inalienable rights, his freedom, and his eternal destiny, thereby achieving the goal of faith—the salvation of souls. Everything that leads to forming Christ in men will be the object of our utmost care and apostolic action.

 

In a special way we want to dedicate ourselves to the preaching of the Word of God, which is “more piercing than any two edged sword” (Heb 4:12), in all its forms: in the study and teaching of Sacred Scripture, the theology of the Holy Fathers, the Liturgy, catechesis, ecumenism, inter-religious dialogue, etc. We dedicate ourselves to the preaching of popular missions, the spiritual exercises, to the Christian education and formation of children and youth according to the model of Oratories , and to works of charity towards the most needy (abandoned children, the handicapped, the sick, the elderly) through the foundation and the work in “Hogarcitos” (houses of mercy).

 

 

We also want to prolong the Word by means of the oral and written word: in the search for and the formation of suitable ministers of the Word, in the publication of magazines, essays, books, presence in the internet, etc. and in other areas.

 

In order to permeate cultures with the Gospel, we take the following teachings as fundamental elements: the Second Vatican Council’s Pastoral Constitution “Gaudium et Spes”, the apostolic exhortations “Evangelii Nuntiandi” and “Catechesi Tradendae”; the discourses of Pope John Paul II, the Puebla Document, the encyclical “Salvorum Apostoli”, the encyclical “Redemptoris Missio”, the post-synodal apostolic exhortation “Pastores Dabo Vobis”, and all of the directives, guidance and teachings of the Church’s ordinary Magisterium that may arise in the future regarding the specific end of our small religious family.

 

More about our apostolates HERE

 

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Blog - IVE Missions

We want to present the apostolates being carried on by the missionaries of the religious family of the Incarnate Word throughout the world in different places of Mission. From the 5 continents, the Missionaries of the Institute of the Incarnate Word narrate their adventures.

 
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IVE NPO

The Institute of the Incarnate Word has founded the association called “Office of Missions NPO” with the aim of promoting charitable activities and social solidarity in the countries of the third world where it carries out its missions

 
Third Order

The Third Order of our Religious Family of the Incarnate Word is an Association of the Faithful whose Members, living in the world, desire to participate in the spirit of the Institute of the Incarnate Word...

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