About Madonna House

About Madonna House

Our Promises

We members of Madonna House are pilgrims in this world, proclaiming the Second Coming of Christ, when all things will be restored to him.

In accordance with the evangelical counsels, we make promises of poverty, chastity and obedience:

Photo: Pax Caritas CrossThe lay men and women of Madonna House wear ordinary street clothes. Their only distinguishing mark is a simple silver cross worn around their necks, with the inscription pax caritas, Latin for “peace” and “love.”

For more information on the evangelical counsels, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 914: “The Consecrated Life.”

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