Today, as yesterday, more than
ever, the world needs apostles who bring to their brothers the
message of life and hope, of peace and goodness, of love and
redemption. In the past, the Apostles were sent by the Lord and the
communities founded by them. Francis of Assisi and his followers who
went around the world, and still, the world are carrying their
message of Peace and Good.
Today, we are among many other
branches that have sprouted from Francisco's trunk. Our official
name: "CONGREGATION OF CAPUCHIN TERTIARY RELIGIOUS OF OUR LADY OF
SORROWS" also called "AMIGONIANS" is after the family name of our
The Capuchin Tertiary
Religious or Amigonians, is a Religious Congregation within the
Catholic Church, and within it, the Franciscan Family. We radically
follow Jesus from the Charism that the Spirit gave us through our
Founder, Fr. Luis Amigó. We are dedicated to expressing the mercy of
Christ the Good Shepherd to young people with behavioral problems.
We are a group of persons
who want to base our life on Jesus Christ, for this we accept
that he CONSECRATES US to Him and His Gospel.
We live in the FRATERNITY
OF BROTHERS that we consider a gift from the Lord.
We are sent by God and by
the Church to be signs of his love in the world of the
marginalize youth and we dedicate ourselves to the EDUCATION OF
YOUNG PEOPLE WITH BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS.
We feel that we are
Catholic Church and we have been recognized by It as an
authentic way of following Christ.
We are part of the
Franciscan Family and we participate in the spiritual richness
that the Spirit has offered us through St. Francis and St. Clare
Father Luis Amigó has been
the instrument that the Spirit used to communicate that great
Gift to us: the Franciscan-Amigonian Charism.
We were founded in
Valencia - Spain on April 12, 1889.
We are around 400 religious and we are present in more than 20