Our Founder

THE FOUNDER OF OUR RELIGIOUS FAMILY AND HIS WORK

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Father Carlos Miguel Buela was born in Buenos Aires on April 4, 1941 and he was ordained a priest in 1971.

He taught theology and Sacred Scripture in different seminaries and schools in Argentina, such as the Superior Institute of Catholic Culture (Rosario) and the Argentinian Catholic University, and he gave a valuable service in the parishes of Nuestra Señora de la Merced and Nuestra Señora del Rosario (San Martín Diocese—Buenos Aires). He has been a spiritual director and teacher in minor seminaries and in the Diocesan Seminary of San Rafael (Mendoza). In this Diocese he founded the religious order of The Institute of the Incarnate Word and the Religious House of Formation "Mary, Mother of the Incarnate Word".

He has written various books, among them: Catechism for Youth; Youth in the Third Millennium; María de Luján; Pan de Vida Eterna y Cáliz de Eterna Salvación (Bread of Eternal Life and Chalice of Eternal Salvation); Juan Pablo Magno (John Paul the Great); Servidoras; Mi Parroquia (My Parish); Ars Participandi; Fatima, y el sol bailò (Fatima, and the sun danced).

He is a great promoter of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, preacher and founder of various Houses of Mercy.

What is the Purpose of the Institute of the Incarnate Word?
Evangelization of the culture to extend the Incarnation of the Word...
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What is the Charism of the Institute of the Incarnate Word?
We want to make each man like a new incarnation of the word...
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Find out about the Spirituality of our Institute
Our spirituality is marked by the mystery of the incarnation, in which the mystery of man truly becomes clear...
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The consecration to Mary completes our total offering to Christ in a supreme act of submission...
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Meet the Founder of the Institute of the Incarnate Word
Father Carlos Miguel Buela was born in Buenos Aires on April 4, 1941 and he was ordained priest in 1971...
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Find out about the Presentation of our Institute
Foundation and early years, Canonical Process, Expansion, A gift of 30 new "tabernacles", Year of mercy, years of mercy...
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What makes a Missionary a Priest from the Institute of the Incarnate Word?
The missionary priest is a consecrated man who answered Christ’s call to mission in the Gospel of Mark: “go in all the world, and proclaim"...
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How does one live as a Contemplative?
Total dedication to prayer, meditation and contemplation of God's mysteries
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Visit our houses were future priest are formed: The Major Seminary
The seminary, or house of formation, is the place where the future missionary priests receive the “triple formation”...
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Visit our houses where future priest are formed: The Junior Seminary
"The vocation to priesthood has often a first manifestation in the years of childhood or in the earliest years of youth"...
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Do you have a Priestly Vocation?
In the Gospel, Jesus invited some people to follow Him, such as the Apostles. Even now, He does not stop calling to priesthood....
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Discover what we do in Our Apostolate
The object of our apostolic action is everything that forms Christ in men and leads the souls to eternal salvation...
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Find out about some of our Works of Charity
Works of charity are a major apostolate carried out by the IVE....
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Read about the Popular Mission of the IVE
A simple way to preach the Gospel to the people, searching the conversion of sinners....
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Some days of retreat and silence, to remove the disordered passions and live according to God's will....
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Find out about the importance of IVE's work with the mass media
Our goal is the evangelization of culture, and in a culture deeply marked by the media, it is necessary to be at the forefronts in this field.....
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