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Servi Jesu et Mariae

Servi Jesu et Mariae

Servants of Jesus and Mary

The Community of the Servants of Jesus and Mary (Servi Jesu et Mariae – SJM) is a congregation of the Catholic Church. Its mission is to win people to Christ and accompany them on their journey of faith.

Biographical Information

Founder: Father Andreas Hönisch

Foundation: 1988

Ecclesial Recognition: Officially recognized by Rome on July 16, 1988 as Congregation of Pontifical Right

Membership: Germany


Lay/Religious: religious

Individual/Community: community

Commitment/Vows: Members take a vow of poverty, chastity and obedience

Purpose and Activities

Overall Purpose: To effectively join the priesthood and youth work.

Apostolic commitments: Youth work, especially the Catholic Boy Scouts of Europe

Marian Characteristics

Major Inspirations: Consecration to the Sacred heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

General Marian Characteristics:

Spiritual\Devotional Exercises: Consecration is renewed on special feast days; members are obligated to daily renew this consecration and live it

Pastoral/Apostolic Endeavors: To spread personal consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary among the faithful.


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