Jesus, our “one model”

Feeling called to follow Jesus as their “one model”, the brothers take the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. They do so in order to be free, like Jesus, to share more fully in the lives of those ‘without special influence or status’. This could be in an inner-city housing-estate, in an Indian village or Japanese country town, in a North American suburb or a Latin American favella. In fact, wherever there is a situation of economic or social deprivation, and wherever the Gospel is unknown or misunderstood...