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During the mass homily, given by His Excellency, Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, at Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville, NY. Over the last several weeks a statue of Our Lady of Fatima has been making its way around the various IVE communities in h...
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The popular mission is a simple form of preaching the Gospel of Christ to summon all Christians to a more fervent practice of faith and calling them to repentance ‘for the kingdom of God is at hand’. During the first week of April, the Institute of the I...
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The Easter Triduum makes us relive the central event of our salvation. These are the days of more intense prayer and meditation as we reflect on the passion, death and resurrection of Christ (St. John Paul II).  Here, the Lenten Season ends and then the ...
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Pontinia – Blessed Maria Gabriela de la Unidad Monastery Sr. Maria del Corpus Domini passed away on Wednesday, March 22nd. The vivid desire to contemplate Jesus Christ and that He would call her on the 21st of March, the day of her anniversary of religio...
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The “Maka” is a river in the Walsa zone (LLG) and it is from this river that this “Base Camp” gets its name. The “Camp” belongs to one of the lumber companies here in the Sanduan Province.[1] The company’s name is the “Vanimo Forest Products Company” and...
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During the mass homily, given by His Excellency, Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, at Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville, NY. March 25th, 2017 marked an historical moment for the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) as it was a double occasion f...
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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).

 

 

Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue

Our religious family is faced with the problem of de-Christianization of the world and the fragmentation of the Christian reality itself. Our determination to go where we are called to go, that is worldwide (Mk 16, 15), to be not elusive to the missionary adventure, puts us in touch with the reality of an amazing religious symbiosis and a growing confusion in matters of faith.

Our work in areas of long-standing Protestant or Eastern Orthodox traditions, and our preferential apostolate in the world of culture, in universities and schools in general, which bring together men and women of different and even antagonistic beliefs, demands from us very clear guidelines and convictions regarding not only the unfolding of the mission "ad gentes" but also with respect to non-Catholic Christians.

Serving the Church is to serve the cause of unity as beautifully stated by Blessed John Paul II: “Serving the Church is to serve Christ in his plan to "gather into one the children of God who are scattered abroad” (Jn 11:52), to renew all things, and to finally recapitulate them in Him, to subject everything to his Father so that all of us, in the Spirit, would be for the eternal praise of his glory. This is a great service! It is worth all our energies. Indeed it is beyond our own strength. It obliges us to pray continually.”

Hence, our religious family wants to participate in this most excellent mission. Providence has willed that Blessed John Paul II, whom we consider the "father" of our congregation, develop this topic in an illustrious manner during his Magisterium. We consider his encyclical "Ut unum sint" to be the Magna Carta of Catholic ecumenism, and the declaration "Dominus Iesus" (approved by John Paul II) as an indispensable document for the correct understanding of this topic.

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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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