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Our Spirituality

Spirit of our Heritage

Picture of the Incarnation
commissioned by
Mother Magdalen

The Poor Servants of the Mother of God are bearers of the dream of their Foundress Frances Taylor/Mother Magdalen. She was captivated by the awesomeness and challenge of the Incarnation. She wished her Sisters to respond with their whole lives to the generosity of the God who left everything to become one of us. "God will have our hearts love and the whole of it" she cried. For her, this was the only response worthy of the gift of the Incarnation.

Ignatius of Loyola

Statue of St. Ignatius the Pilgrim by the Canadian artist William McElcheran

She believed that we are given the hands of Christ to work with, the heart of Christ to love with, the mind of Christ to illumine the world.

Our spirituality is based on the legacy of St Ignatius, who saw God working powerfully in our own ordinariness. He called it "finding God in all things". For St Ignatius all is done for the greater glory of God.

(Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)

And our values

Our values as PSMGS Sisters: Gospel-based, Service, Respect, Diligence, Hospitality, Community, Wholeness, Collaboration, Justice, Compassion