• It means to be totally consecrated to God whom we have come to know as the Absolute and one necessary good in our life. It is worth leaving everything to follow Christ because Love is the reason for our existence.
  • It means making our life an offering to Christ so that through us, He can continue going about doing good and curing every ill.
  • It means recognizing that the essence of the Gospel is service, and that every man and woman attains their highest dignity when they draw near their brothers and sisters in service.
  • It means to fill our lives with the LOVE of Him who we know loves us.
  • It means to attune our hearts in community as we strive to build a fraternal spirit through the breaking of Bread and unity of hearts.
  • It means to take our experience of fraternal love and the Love of God to those who suffer pain and loneliness.
  • It means to be able to work as a team, convinced that where two or three work united in the name of the Lord to confront suffering, He is there.
  • It means to unite our efforts without consideration of race or social class because there are no boundaries to suffering or love.
  • It means to suffer with those who suffer and rejoice with those who rejoice through our joyful lives.
  • It means to look to the future with hope because neither suffering nor death have the final Word.
  • As Servants of Mary it means to transform our lives into a FIAT, a MAGNIFICAT, and into BEING at the foot of the cross like Mary in service, respect and adoration.
  • At the end of our lives, after spending our nights in vigil and self-giving, to be a Servant of Mary means to make our lives an act of continual adoration so that the nights of suffering may be conquered by the Light of the Resurrection.
  • Finally, to be a Servant of Mary today, means to have the courage, boldness, charity and humility of Saint María Soledad. Despite her poor exterior appearance, after praying, loving and serving, she dared to face the great mystery of human existence: suffering. She saw that it is in suffering that human weakness encounters the unlimited Love of God.