From our rule

In their interactions with one another, the brothers and sisters should never engage in gossip, calumny, or detraction, or in verbal assaults, recrimination or divisiveness. Indeed, Saint Francis saw such behavior as antithetical to religious life, and as grounds for dismissal.

Saint of the day

    If a poor man needed some clothing, Fidelis would often give the man the clothes right off his back. Complete generosity to others characterized this saint's life. Born in 1577, Mark Rey (Fidelis was his religious name) became a lawyer who constantly upheld the causes of the poor and oppressed people. ...