A Claretian

is a Son of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is a man on fire with love, who spreads its flames wherever he goes. He desires mightily and strives by all means possible to set everyone on fire with God’s love. Nothing daunts him: he delights in privations, welcomes work, embraces sacrifices, smiles at slander, rejoices in all the torments and sorrows he suffers, and glories in the cross of Jesus Christ. His only concern is how he may follow Christ and imitate him in praying, working, enduring and striving constantly and solely for the greater glory of God and the salvation of humankind.

Claretian Charismatic Traits


Missionaries ‘with Spirit’

Missionaries in Community

Listeners and Servants of the Word of God

Sent to evangelize listening to the poor

With the whole Church and those seeking the transformation of the world

Open to the Whole World in Prophetic Dialogue