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Attacks Against the Religious Life

Currently there are many terrible attacks against the religious life. In a document by the Spanish Conference of Bishops about theology and secularization, a paragraph was dedicated to this topic, and the bishops made it clear how some people, even religious, seek to destroy the consecrated life: “Consecrated life is a form of sequela et imitatio Christi, of following and imitation of the Person of the Lord. Thus, religious life is gravely injured when

Do you have a vocation to the priesthood?

For men who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood and religious life, here they will find information about the essential characteristics of an IVE priest, the four pillars of the formation process, the novitiate, the seminary, and how to contact our vocation’s director.

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A priest of the Institute of the Incarnate Word


Prolongs the Incarnation

Doing so he fulfills the specific charism of our Religious Family

Dignifies the Sacred Liturgy

Dignifies the Sacred Liturgy

His devotion manifests the Institute’s marked devotion to the Eucharist

Belongs entirely to Mary

Belongs entirely to Mary

Doing all things through Mary, with Mary, in Mary & for Mary

These are only three of the 14 essential characteristics that constitute the identity of a priest of our Institute. ​To learn more about these and the other 10 characteristics please click on the button below.

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    The Works of Mercy

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