Workers of the Kingdom of Christ

Biographical Information

Founder: Father Enrique Amezcua Medina, Bishop Abraham Martínez José Manuel Betancourt and Monsignor Pio Lopez.

Foundation: Founded in 1963 in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Tepeyac, Mexico.

Ecclesial Recognition: Recognized as a Pious Union of the Diocese of Tacambaro September 12, 1963.
Constitution with episcopal approval enacted December 16, 1979. Recognized as Fellowship Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right on May 11, 2010.

Membership: Mexico, Spain, United States, Puerto Rico.

Membership:
- male/female
- priests/lay

Organization

Lay/Religious: religious

Individual/Community: community

Commitment/Vows:

Purpose and Activities

Overall Purpose: To Carry the Word of God to all walks of life. Adapting means and ways that can bear fruit in action. Being missionaries after the Heart of Christ, to be able to develop projects of solidarity for building the Kingdom of Christ, always doing everything: "Through Him, with Him and in Him."

Apostolic commitments: Personal formation, integrating secular movements, extending the Kingdom of Christ.

Marian Characteristics

Major Inspirations: Our Lady of Guadalupe; Mary is an example of obedience and loyalty in the communication of the fruits of the Redemption, in addition, there is a unique proximity to the Mother of Christ.

General Marian Characteristics: Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of the community under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in whose lap it was born.

Spiritual\Devotional Exercises: Consecration to Christ the King and Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pastoral/Apostolic Endeavors:


Sources

confraternidadorc.org

Directory of International Associations of the Faithful, Pontifical Council for the Laity, available at: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/laity/documents/rc_pc_laity_doc_20051114_associazioni_en.html

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