Our Mission

At the General Congregation held in September 2014 at Loyola, Spain, the following statement was adopted.

IBVM Corporate Stance on Human Trafficking

 As members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an international and multicultural congregation of women… Continue reading

Peace with Planet Earth: A prayer for September 21, 2014 the International Day of Peace by Maryann Calabrese, CND and Arlene Flaherty, OP the “Call to Consciousness”.

To print or view the prayer click  Armchair Prayer Service



“We know the power of people to be agents of change, to change themselves and change their communities”. The inspiring opening session of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference held at UN Headquarters,… Continue reading

Education is a significant need in Africa. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals include education as a tool to help people lift themselves out of poverty. Leonida Kwamboka Oriki IBVM, Eastern Africa province, is the Director of Women for Women… Continue reading