About SSVM Asia

Institute Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará is a women religious community of Diocesan Right. We belong to the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word working under our Charism of supreme docility to the Holy Spirit and according to the example of the Virgin Mary, so to make Jesus Christ the Lord of all human dimensions, even in the most difficult situations and under the most adverse conditions. Our specific goal is to inculturate the Gospel.

Our mission in East Asia started in Taiwan since 1996, with later establishment in the Philippines and Hong Kong. Our Province is named "Our Lady Mother of God, Empress of China". We have both apostolic houses and monastery for contemplatives. 

Currently we have more than 1,200 members, missioning in 91 Diocese, across 5 Continents in 36 countries.