“Jesus said, ’If you wish to be perfect, go and sell what you own and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven ; then come, follow me’ ” (Mt 19, 21)

“… They (the Foundresses) decided to live together to be better able to do good around them by putting their resources and aptitudes in common.”
(Guyot, p. 26)

“To follow Jesus poor is to live free and detached from all that prevents us from loving the Father and others as He loved them. Thus, we become available to our One Necessity – Christ.” (Constitutions n°23)

We acknowledge our dependence on God from whom we receive everything. (…) This attitude of heart commits us to put in common our material goods and our human resources for a more beneficial service to all.
(Constitutions n° 28)

“Angélique knew when and how to take risks for the love of Christ and others. Like her, we let the cry of the poor resound in us. The Spirit arouses in us a particular love for the underprivileged whether on the material, moral and spiritual level.” (Constitutions n° 31)