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
The Society of the Divine Savior, 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.
Today members of the Society are engaged in apostolic activities in 40 countries all over the world. We are part of a Salvatorian Family that includes religious sisters (Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Savior) and laity (International Community of the Divine Savior).