About Us

The Institute Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará (SSVM) was founded by Fr. Carlos Miguel Buela on March 19, 1988 in San Rafael, Argentina. The Institute and the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE), comprised of religious priests and brothers, along with the secular Third Order make up the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word. As one Religious Family we share the same charism and spirituality.The Institute Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará is now present in 5 Continents and in 35 countries.