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

  • Bede is one of the few saints honored as such even during his lifetime. His writings were filled with such faith and learning that even while he was still alive, a Church council ordered them to be read publicly in the churches. At an early age Bede was entrusted to the ...