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

    Perhaps no aspect of Catholic piety is as comforting to parents as the belief that an angel protects their little ones from dangers real and imagined. Yet guardian angels are not only for children. Their role is to represent individuals before God, to watch over them always, to aid their prayer and ...