"You have not only a glorious history to remember and to recount, but
also a great history still to be accomplished!
Look to the future, where
the Spirit is sending you in order to do even greater things.
always ready, faithful to Christ, to the Church,
to your institute and
to the men and women of our time"
(Vita Consecrata, n. 110)
sisters! The Two Hearts have designs of mercy over us "
WHO WE ARE:
The "Servants of the
Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary" are a diocesan religious institute
founded in 1990 by Mother Adela Galindo in the Archdiocese of Miami,
We are members of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR).
“We are called to manifest the reign of love of the Pierced Hearts of
Jesus and Mary as the building force
for the construction of a new civilization of love, life, truth, and solidarity.”
Mother Adela, Foundress SCTJM
Our Foundress offers the Holy Father the love and unconditional fidelity
of our foundation.
OUR SPIRITUAL CHARISM...
To be a
living image and presence of the Heart of Mary in the
heart of the Church and place our Marian charism at the
service of the Apostolic - Petrine principle.
Dimensions of Our Charism:
of our lives in love to the Eucharistic Heart
a living image and presence of the Heart of Mary
Actively receiving and communicating the gifts of the Holy
In the heart of the church...
Generously placing our feminine genius in loving communion and
service of the Apostolic - Petrine Principle
our four vows:
with a generous and diligent heart, to detach myself of
all things to have the Heart of Jesus as
my only inheritance and treasure and to freely give all
that I am and have for the common good of our Institute.
with a spousal and undivided heart, to love the Heart of
Jesus with a total, oblative and unconditional
dedication and to be open to receive and communicate the
fecundity that flows from the potency
of this communion of love.
receptive and docile heart, to responsibly and
effectively dispose myself to fulfill the designs of
of the Heart of Jesus manifested through my legitimate
superiors and the government of our Institute.
Total Marian Identification and Availability:
to be a
living image and presence of the Heart of Mary and to
generously dispose the
potentialities of my feminine genius in loving communion
and service of the Apostolic - Petrine principle, thus enfleshing
Marian charism in the Heart of the Church.
Eucharistic adoration and contemplation
A ready openness to the power or the Holy Spirit and to
Total consecration and identification with the Heart of
To love, think and live in the Heart of the Church
To daily seek conversion in the active exercise of
To live and do all things in the spirit of prayer, of
heroic love, and of humble service in the fulfillment of
Fraternal life with joy and simplicity of heart
Mature, generous, and responsible disposition to embrace
every mission entrusted
Integral formation, covering all areas of he consecrated
Apostolic ardor: enflaming the world with the love of
the Pierced Hearts
OUR PATRON SAINTS:
love" of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Saint John the Apostle
Saint Francis de Sales
Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque
Saint Therese of Lisieux
Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe
Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska
Saint John Paul II
"Each one of them with their life,
doctrine and apostolic mission, illuminates a specific area of our
Contemplative and Apostolic community
From our Eucharistic
contemplation and communion of love flows
the potency of our apostolic fecundity.
OUR APOSTOLIC CHARISM:
To be ardent witnesses of the
power and fecundity of love and the splendor of the Magisterium and
Treasures of the Church
to form the human heart to build a new civilization of love and life
the heart of the Church and in the heart of the world.
May the love of the
Pierced Hearts reign in all hearts!
out into the deep!
regarding our apostolic mission....