Membership in VIVAT International consists of the following.

Founding Congregations:

The Founding Congregations of VIVAT International are the two congregations which formed VIVAT International in November 2000, namely, the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) and the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS). All their members, by virtue of their membership in these two congregations, are Founding Members of VIVAT International. 

 

Full Member Congregations:

The Full Member Congregations are those congregations which accepted Full membership in VIVAT International after completing the required period of Associate Membership. All the members of these congregations, by virtue of their membership in their respective congregations, are Full Members of VIVAT International.

 

Associate Member Congregations:

The Associate Member Congregations are those congregations which are associated with VIVAT International on a temporary contract. All the members of these congregations, by virtue of their membership in their respective congregations, are Associate Members of VIVAT International.

Other individuals, groups or organizations may be recognized by or affiliated with VIVAT International in so far as they are related to the above congregations and upon the recommendation of the competent authority of the respective congregations.

 

VIVAT INTERNATIONAL Membership, 2017

About 25,000 Sisters, Priests and Brothers from 12 religious congregations working in more than 120 countries, along with lay people and NGO.