Our Purpose

Evangelization of the culture to extend the Incarnation of the Word.

English

The main purpose of the Institute is the dedication to the glory of Christ and His Church. We achieve this through the total consecration of the person in the religious life, “professing public vows and living a fraternal life in common” (Constitutions, 25). The specific end of the Institution is the evangelization of culture and the transformation, with the power of the Gospel, of:

  • Mankind's criteria of judgement
  • Determining values
  • Points of interest
  • Lines of thought
  • Sources of inspiration
  • Models of life

We want to extend the Incarnation of the Word,that is, Our Lord Jesus Christ, to all men, in the whole man, and in all the manifestations of man, according to the teachings of the Catholic Church. We have to face what the Second Vatican Council mentioned in the difference “between the faith which many profess and the practice of their daily lives” (Gaudium et Spes, 43). That difference leads to the de-Christianisation of culture.

The way to infuse the Gospel in today’s culture is to work in its key areas: family, education, dialogue with the thinkers or intellectuals and the media.

What is the Purpose of the Institute of the Incarnate Word?
Evangelization of the culture to extend the Incarnation of the Word...
Click here to find out more.
What is the Charism of the Institute of the Incarnate Word?
We want to make each man like a new incarnation of the Word...
Click here to find out more.
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...
to find out more click here.
The consecration to Mary completes our total offering to Christ in a supreme act of submission...
Click here to find out more.
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...
Click here to find out more.
Find out about the Presentation of our Institute
Foundation and early years, Expansion...
Click here to find out more.
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"...
Click here to find out more.
How does one live as a Contemplative?
Total dedication to prayer, meditation and contemplation of God's mysteries
Click here to find out more.
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”...
Click here to find out more.
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"...
Click here to find out more.
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....
Click here to find out more.
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...
Click here to find out more.
Find out about some of our Works of Charity
Works of charity are a major apostolate carried out by the IVE....
Click here to find out more.
Read about the Popular Mission of the IVE
A simple way to preach the Gospel to the people, searching the conversion of sinners....
Click here to find out more.
Some days of retreat and silence, to remove the disordered passions and live according to God's will....
Click here to find out more.
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.....
Click here to find out more.
You can find the latest news about our missions and activities all around the world.
Click here to visit our news website.