OUR MISSION

"Faithful to Gospel values, the charism of our Foundress and attentive to the signs of the times, we, the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus, commit ourselves to the transformation of lives through our prophetic witness of vowed life, community living, participatory leadership and apostolic ministry with a special option for the poor, women and children" 
(9th General Chapter, 2008).

                                                                                              OUR VISION

                                                            "Transformation of our Communities and the World in Christ."

                                                                                                   OUR VALUES

                                             Simplicity, Commitment, Respect, Justice, Loyalty, Unity, Humility, Generosity


                                                                           







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Together in Prayer
WITH HIS HOLINESS
POPE FRANCIS

Holy Father's prayer intentions 2014


January

Economic Development. That all may promote authentic economic development that respects the dignity of all peoples.
Christian Unity. That Christians of diverse denominations may walk toward the unity desired by Christ.

February

Elders. That the Church and society may respect the wisdom and experience of older people.
Collaboration in Evangelization. That priests, religious, and lay people may work together with generosity.

March

Respect for Women. That all cultures may respect the rights and dignity of women.
Vocations. That many young people may accept the Lord’s invitation to consecrate their lives to proclaiming the Gospel.

April

Ecology and Justice. That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources.
Hope for the Sick. That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness. 

May

Media. That the media may be instruments in the service of truth and peace.
Mary’s Guidance. That Mary, Star of Evangelization, may guide the Church in proclaiming Christ to all nations.

June

Unemployed. That the unemployed may receive support and find the work they need to live in dignity.
Faith in Europe. That Europe may rediscover its Christian roots through the witness of believers.

July

Sports. That sports may always be occasions of human fraternity and growth.
Lay Missionaries. That the Holy Spirit may support the work of the laity who proclaim the Gospel in the poorest countries.

August

Refugees. That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
Oceania. That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.

September

Mentally disabled. That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.
Service to the poor. That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering.

October

Peace. That the Lord may grant peace to those parts of the world most battered by war and violence.
World Mission Day. That World Mission Day may rekindle in every believer zeal for carrying the Gospel into all the world.

November

Lonely people. That all who suffer loneliness may experience the closeness of God and the support of others.
Mentors of seminarians and religious. That young seminarians and religious may have wise and well-formed mentors.

December

Christmas, hope for humanity. That the birth of the Redeemer may bring peace and hope to all people of good will.
Parents. That parents may be true evangelizers, passing on to their children the precious gift of faith.


  From the Vatican