Name & Nature

We call by the name the “The Society of St.Eugene De Mazenod”.


The members of the society are called SDMs. The society is both clerical and Lay in nature. They are called to live in communities, to dedicate themselves at the service of the most abandoned. They will observe Evangelical Counsels Chastity, Obedience and poverty according to the constitution and directives of the society.

We are a society of apostolic life called by God to be prophetic and apostolic missionaries (C.731.1)We come together in communities of Priests and Brothers, united to God by the Evangelical Councils Chastity, Obedience and poverty.

Cons. 1: § 1, § 4, § 2