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Minister of Christ

Jesus Christ is the envoy of the Father: as the Father has sent me, so I send you (Jn 20:21). Christ also has His own envoys that He sends. Christ is the High Priest (Heb 2:17), which supposes that there are others who participate in His priesthood. He is the teacher (Jn 13:13) par excellence, which implies a need for collaborators who teach the people. He is the Good Shepherd (Jn 10:11) and also

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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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Prolongs the Incarnation

Doing so he fulfills the specific charism of our Religious Family

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Dignifies the Sacred Liturgy

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

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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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(Isa 42:12)

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