Consensus Statement of the Central Ideas of Jean-Pierre Medaille, S.J.
Stimulated by the Holy Spirit of Love and receptive to His inspirations
The Sister of St. Joseph moves always towards profound love of God and love of neighbor without distinction from whom she does not separate herself and for whom, in the following of Christ, she works ln order to achieve unity of neighbor with neighbor and neighbor with God directly in this apostolate and indirectly through works of charity in humility – the spirit of the Incarnate Word (Philippians 2:5-8)
In sincere charity (cordiale charité) -the manner of Saint Joseph whose name she bears
In an Ignatian-Salesian climate: that is, with an orientation towards excellence (Le dépassement, le plus) tempered by gentleness(douceur), peace, joy.
(as found in the primitive Constitutions)