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

    Despite his best efforts to live in prayer and solitude, today’s saint found it difficult to achieve his deepest desire. People were naturally drawn to Hilarion as a source of spiritual wisdom and peace. He had reached such fame by the time of his death that his body had to be ...