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As members of a Religious Institute, we are pledged to life a life in common and in community. “Fraternal life truly shows that we are united in Christ: You are all one in Christ Jesus” (Gal 3:28), as a distinct Religious Family. Fraternal life must exis...
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How can I repay the Lord for all His goodness to me? I will take up the cup of salvation and call upon the Lord’s name ~Ps 116:12~ These words from the psalmist beautifully describe the interior sentiments of all five men who were ordained to the priesth...
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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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Dear All, On May 8th, feast of the Virgin of Luján, at a Mass celebrated at 5 pm at Our Lady of Peace in Santa Clara, CA, Bishop Thomas Daly ordained Dcn. Theodore Trinko to the priesthood. In Christ, the Incarnate Word, and His Mother, Fr. Alberto Barat...
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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 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 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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