In a context of secularisation - a reality that extends
to Colombia - how do you see the future of the Congregation?
We understand the complexities and uncertainties experienced
today by people, institutions and nations, but we leave ample space for Divine
Providence to act, always trusting in God’s grace. We work, we strive and we
fulfill our commitments in the name of God’s love for His creation, always placing
our hope in Him.
What challenges do you face in recruiting members for
the Congregation and personnel for your works who are in harmony with the
It is a constant challenge, but thanks be to God,
every year we have suitable candidates for our Congregation. Although they are
not many in number, they are people of quality, with an immense love for Jesus
and Mary. We seek to attract not “employees” but APOSTLES. We recognise that
the social and cultural changes of this age are making the challenge ever
Where do you see the action of the Holy Spirit, and
perhaps the spirit of St. Ignatius, in the socio-religious context of Medellín?
The action of the Holy Spirit and of St.
Ignatius can be felt above all in our culture of quality care, which is given
with warmth and consideration. This is characteristic of our services, and it
is perceived by the people who are served. This culture is the fruit of our
spirituality, whose aim is “to love and to serve in all things”.