From our rule

In committing ourselves to this rule and this life, we commit ourselves concretely to our brothers and sisters. In embracing our particular charism within the church, we enter into solidarity with our Holy Father, Saint Francis; with our Venerable Sister, Saint Clare; with our brother and sister, Blessed Lucius and Buonadonna Modestini, the first members of the Order of Penance; with all the Brothers and Sisters of Penance who have walked this way before us; and with all who are yet to come.

Saint of the day

  • A man with vision overcomes obstacles and performs deeds that seem impossible. John Vianney was a man with vision: He wanted to become a priest. But he had to overcome his meager formal schooling, which inadequately prepared him for seminary studies. His failure to comprehend Latin lectures forced him to discontinue. ...