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Society of the Divine Saviour
The Society of the Divine Saviour, popularly known as the Salvatorians, is an international, religious, congregation of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church, founded in Rome, December 8, 1881, by the Father Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan.
Our official title is the Society of the Divine Saviour and our main purpose is to bring people everywhere to a greater knowledge and love of our Divine Saviour. This means that we are an international missionary order in the very broadest sense.
The purpose of the Society is to strengthen, to defend and to spread the Catholic faith everywhere in so far as this is committed to it by Divine Providence. Therefore, by exercising this ecclesiastical teaching function in word and writing, it intends to achieve the end that all people might know more and more the one true God and Him whom He sent, Jesus Christ.
Rule from 1882
We also believe it is important to use all the ways and means that Christ inspires to spread his Good News. For this reason Salvatorians are to be found using their talents in all sorts of capacities in parishes, missions, schools, universities, hospitals and many other situations throughout the world.
The British Pro-province consists of thirty members living and working in Britain and Ireland but coming from several different countries.
Our Motherhouse is in Rome near St Peter’s Square and in a special chapel there the tomb of our Founder, Father Jordan, is located. There are about 1,200 Salvatorian Fathers and Brothers worldwide.
For further information on the Society of the Divine Saviour http://www.sds.org/
Father Richard Mway - Provincial & Parish Priest, is the Vice Chair on the school Governing Body.