On November 29, 1223, Pope Honorius III confirmed the Rule presented to him by St.
…for Peace & Justice
“Brothers, while we have time, let us do good.”
–St. Francis of Assisi, Exhortation to the Friars
Conventuals preach a message of the peace that comes from solidarity, which is itself grounded in a fundamental reality of human existence: we come into the world with nothing of our own and depart in the same way. The truth that everything we have is ultimately received as gift has profound implications as we endeavor to accomplish the good work of building the peace that flows from justice.