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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).

 

 

Contemplative life

“In likeness to the Word, who chose to live in the silence of Nazareth for thirty years, some of our members consecrate themselves to Him in the contemplative state. They want to dedicate themselves to the “only necessary thing; they have chosen the better part” (Cf. Lk 10, 38-42). The contemplative life constitutes one of the fundamental structures of the Holy Church. It has been present in all the phases of its history during two millennia – always fertile in solid virtues, always endowed with a mysterious and powerful attractiveness to the highest and most noble souls. Therefore, contemplatives are in the vanguard of all of the Institute’s apostolic works, since with their life of prayer and penance they obtain from the Lord the necessary graces for the salvation of many souls: “Institutes of contemplative life, by their prayers and trials are of the greatest importance in the conversion of souls since it is in answer to prayer that God sends workers into his harvest, opens the minds of non-Christians to hear the Gospel, and makes fruitful the word of salvation in their hearts”(“Ad gentes divinitus”, 40).

“Our monasteries of contemplative life should be magnets of the grace of God and the lightning rods for His wrath. God willing, we will be able to multiply them all over the world! ‘The Church and the world… need… a small ideal society where as a goal all the following reign: love, obedience, innocence, freedom from things and the art of their good use, the prevalence of the spirit, peace, - in a word - the Gospel’” (Directory of Spirituality, 26).

Currently, the IVE has six monasteries in: San Rafael (Argentina), Italy, Spain (2), Israel and Tunisia. Soon, we will open a monastery in Jordan in the place of the Baptism of Jesus. The SSVM has monasteries in Argentina, Peru, United States, Holland, Italy (2), and Spain. Soon they will open a second monastery in Spain, another in Luxembourg, and another in the place of the Baptism of Jesus, in Jordan.Each one of our monasteries has been assigned a particular intention for which its members offer their prayers and sacrifices.

 

Blog about the Contemplative life in the IVE (in spanish language) 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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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

 
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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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