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Two missionaries from our religious family, Fr. Luis Montes, IVE, a missionary in Iraq and Sr. M. Guadalupe, a missionary in Syria, visited the Far East for a series of Conferences in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines. Fr. Montes and Sr. Guadalupe presen...
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Our House of Formation is placed under the patronage of Our Lady of Sheshan, but we also have, as secondary co-patrons, the Martyrs of China.    China has had a long history of persecution of Christians, thousands of whom have given the ultimate witness to the...
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I think all of us have had the experience at one time or another that as time passes and life moves forward day after day memories that we think will always be with us end up slipping farther and farther away and become harder to retrieve with clarity.  ...
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 “Humanity has the imperious necessity of the testimony of free and valiant youth that dare to walk against the current to proclaim with strength and enthusiasm the faith in God, our Lord and Savior.” St. John Paul II By God’s grace, we were able to hold...
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2017 Ordinations 02-06-2017
Five IVE Religous received Ordinations in the month of May. Fr. Willian Valle, Fr. Mariano Ruiz, Dcn. Cecilio Hernandez, Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Fr. Manuel Palma, Fr. Michael Zhang, Fr. Ted Trinko (left to right) How can I repay the Lord for ...
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The statue of Our Lady of Fatima that is making her way around the various IVE communities within the Province. Over the last several weeks a statue of Our Lady of Fatima has been making its way around the various IVE communities in honor of the upcom...
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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).

 

 

Example of life and proclamation

Our Religious Family has as its mission the proclamation of the Kingdom of God, which “is not a concept, a doctrine, or a program subject to free interpretation,

but it is before all else a person with the face and name of Jesus of Nazareth, the image of the invisible God” (Blessed John Paul II, RMs 18).

We are aware that the principal protagonist of this mission is the Holy Spirit, who acts in the Apostles and in all the Church. That is why fidelity to the Holy Spirit is what permits us to overcome all the difficulties that we face in the mission: prohibition against evangelization, obstacles coming from the local cultures, lack of fervor, divisions among Christians, de-Christianization in countries of longstanding

Christian tradition, a decrease in missionary vocations, a bad testimony of the faithful, indifference, and many others. It is the Holy Spirit who guides us to the complete truth (cf. Jn 16,13).

In this apostolic work, we are missionaries above all because of what we are…, even before we become missionaries in word or deed, (Cf. Bl. John Paul II, RMs 23). Our testimony of life – the “first and irreplaceable form of mission” (Bl. John Paul II, RMs 42)– occupies the first place so that the charity of Christ may shine among the faithful.

Preaching is an essential element of this work of apostolate, i.e. “a clear proclamation that Jesus Christ offers salvation to all men” (Pablo VI, EN 27), because “how can they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone to preach? ... Thus faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ” (Rom 10:14-17).

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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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