INSTITUTO SECULAR HIJAS de la NATIVIDAD DE MARIA
What is it?
The Secular Institute Daughters of the Nativity of Mary (Esp.: Instituto Secular Hijas de la Natividad de María) is an institution of the Catholic Church in which its Members · is · linking to it by issuing the three vows of chastity, poverty and obedience. Has papal approval and is governed by a Statutes adopted also by the Pope of Rome. The Institute supports two types of members: the common life and the scattered members, who live their consecration to God from his position in the world or from the bosom of his family. · They differ from religious congregations that are consecrated laity. They live their consecration in the world and from the world, but not of the world. Secular Institutes are based on Provida Mater Ecclesia of Pope Pius XII.
It is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of five members of the Institute. The current board is made up of the Daughters of the Nativity of Mary appearing in the picture. They are chosen by vote at a General Assembly held every six years and they are represented in all countries in which the Institute is present.
MEMBERS OF THE CURRENT GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE SECULAR INSTITUTE DAUGHTERS OF THE NATIVITY OF MARY
-General Manager: MARÍA PULLEIRO ORO.
-Deputy Director General: MERCEDES NEGRO CUMPLIDO.
-Inspector General of education: MARÍA CELSA BOQUETE FUENTES.
-General Manager: MARÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES CURROS RAMOS
-Secretariat of the Council: MARÍA INÉS FERNÁNDEZ NAVA.
Who are they?
In the beginning, the Secular Institute of the Daughters of the Nativity of Mary, was formed by a group of First Catechism Catechists and Girls Atocha.
Over the years, they were incorporating young people from all places of Spain and Spanish America. Many of the Daughters of the Nativity of Mary before were students of colleges from different countries.
Its founder, Don Baltasar, sent them the charism received the Holy Spirit: The experience of the Children Spiritual Gospel style, delicate and tender love for the Eucharist and Mary preferential option for the poor and children and a missionary spirit deeply rooted. He was modeling those girls in the heat of the Eucharist and under Mother Mary.
He commanded to make a carving with the figure of The Child Jesus and the Eucharistic attributes: wine and bread, and was doing that those girls and young women were falling for that precious child.
They will be the ones who, after having worked with the founder, will continue his work through the ages.
The IS Daughters of the Nativity of Mary is his heir and responsible for continuing the work that the Holy Spirit inspired one day Don Baltasar.
PRAYER TO ASK FAVORS THROUGH THE INTERCESSION OF VENERABLE BALTASAR PARDAL VIDAL
Almighty God, You have endowed to your servant Baltasar, Priest, special gifts in teaching the Catechism, the Founder of the Le Grande Obra de Atocha, and Secular Institute Daughters of the Nativity of Mary. Glorify your servant who devoted his life to serving the least, and the education of children and youth. Make us, like him, in witnessing an ardent love for the Eucharist, Mary, the Church, the poor, and dedicate joyful in proclaiming the Gospel. Grant us through his intercession the favor we ask. (Here mention your request) Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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