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“What a fantastic spectacle is presented on this stage by your gathering here today! Who claimed that today’s youth has lost their sense of values? Is it really true that they cannot be counted on?” Those words, spoken by the Holy Father Pope St. John Paul I...
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Dear Religious Family, We would like to share some photos of the different apostolates that, by the grace of God, we were able to carry out in 2017, in the parish of San Teodoro, in Genova. We give thanks to God who gives us the grace of being able to do...
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Ushetu, Tanzania, 11 febbraio 2018 Giorno della Madonna di Lourdes Gesù si è stancato. Questa sola frase ci incoraggia molto, come quando meditiamo che Gesù ha lavorato, ha sudato, ha camminato… Gesù ha sofferto. Gesù ha pianto. Tutto questo ci consola e ci da...
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Beginning of Lent Aleppo, Syria https://www.facebook.com/SOScristianosensiria/posts/1848713385163269 Gaza https://www.facebook.com/incarnatewordainarabic/posts/1706893659363163 Iraq https://www.facebook.com/amigosdeirak/posts/1534372193348540 Concert at ...
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Ushetu, Tanzania, 31 gennaio 2018 All’inizio di un nuovo anno, del quale il primo mese sta per andarsene, ho molto di cui ringraziare Dio, ringraziarlo per le cose che sono avvenute. Pensavo questo quando ricordavo di non avervi raccontato della chiusura dell...
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Thomistic Studies 2018  “Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know Himself—so that, by knowing and loving God, men and ...
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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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