From our rule

Our Holy Father Francis also laid upon us the burden of pacifism, instructing Brothers and Sisters of Penance never to “take up lethal arms against anyone or carry them with themselves.” Our pacifism is not to be confused with passivity. Our pacifist position is a positive, compelling response to discord and stridency.

Saint of the day

    Wolfgang was born in Swabia, Germany, and was educated at a school located at the abbey of Reichenau. There he encountered Henry, a young noble who went on to become Archbishop of Trier. Meanwhile, Wolfgang remained in close contact with the archbishop, teaching in his cathedral school and supporting his efforts ...