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Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Charism of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Guadalupe is the establishment of the reign of the Heart of Jesus among the indigenous people, peasants and workers , mainly in regions where priests are lacking. This Carisma, through generations and events, has been a source of both personal change and at the same time changes in the structure of society and the Church.

Biographical Information

Founder: Theodosius Martinez Ramos

Foundation: 1936

Ecclesial Recognition: Diocesan approval received by 1938; full papal recognition in 2002.

Membership: Mexico, Peru, United States


Lay/Religious: religious

Individual/Community: community


Purpose and Activities

Overall Purpose: The establishment of the reign of the Sacred Heart among Indians, peasants and workers, mainly in regions where priests are lacking.

Apostolic commitments: Missionary work among the native Indian populations of Mexico and other areas of the Americas.

Marian Characteristics

Major Inspirations: Our Lady of Guadalupe

General Marian Characteristics: Progressive configuration to Christ in simplicity, humility, devotion, surrender, trust, obedience, zeal, love for the poor, purity of heart, solidarity and sacrifice

Spiritual\Devotional Exercises:

Pastoral/Apostolic Endeavors: As part of our spiritual practices, both for the MSC and the laity with whom we celebrated our faith, among others, is the Eucharist enhancement both its conclusion and in the fervent worship loving, encouraging views of Friend Jesus hidden in the Tabernacle, car


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