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The 1977 Constitution for the Order states its mission as follows:

tiny logo  To strengthen in its members the practice of the Christian life, in absolute fidelity to the Supreme Pontiff and according to the teachings of the Church, observing as its foundation the principles of charity of which the Order is a fundamental means for assistance to the Holy Land;

tiny logo  To sustain and aid the charitable, cultural and social works and institutions of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land, particularly those of and in the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, with which the Order maintains traditional ties;

tiny logo  To support the preservation and propagation of the Faith in those lands, interesting in this work the Catholics scattered throughout the world, united in charity by the symbol of the Order, and also all brother and sister Christians; and

tiny logo  To sustain the rights of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land.