We are called by our loving God to be the Incarnate Word, Jesus, in the world today. Our gift in and for the Church is “to be an extension of the Incarnation.” (Our Way of Life, Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament)
As Associates of the Incarnate Word we respond to this call by:
Our foundress, Jeanne Chézard de Matel, urges us to radiate joy and to give evidence of our happiness in the service of the Incarnate Word and the Church, sending us forth in the confidence of the Gospel in which the Incarnate Word assures us: “Know that I am with you always, even to the end of time” (Mt. 28,20).
As Associates of the Incarnate Word, we identify ourselves with the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament, their spirituality and charism. Together, we:
This unique relationship of Sisters and Associates provides a means for all to gather regularly in an effort to strengthen, support, and accept together the invitation to grow in our relationship with the Incarnate Word, by witnessing to Jesus’ presence in our lives.
We devote ourselves to regular prayer and study as we seek to listen better to God’s call, experience God’s love, and know God’s will in our lives. In this way, we can make God’s presence known more effectively.