“My food is to do the will of the one who sent me, and to complete his work.” (Jn 4, 34)

“I consecrate and dedicate my will to you, that I may always want what you have willed from all eternity. May I do your holy will today, and always, in all things. (…)”  (Mother St Joseph’s Notebook pp.126-127)

“Christ became obedient even unto death so that we may have life. (…)
Like Christ, we want to remain attentive to the Father in a total availability to love.” (Constitutions n° 33)

“Obedience also invites us to seek God’s will together, through personal or community situations, or through the directives of the Church and the needs of the world.” (Constitutions n° 36)




“I have come from heaven not to do my own will, but to do the will of  the One who sent me.” (Jn 6, 38)




“Obedience makes us enter into the heart of the Paschal Mystery. With Mary, the humble servant of the Lord, we continue towards the true freedom of the children of God.” (Constitutions n° 37)