Roman Catholic - Institutes of consecrated life are canonically erected institutes in the Roman Catholic Church whose members profess the evangelical counsels of chastity, poverty, and obedience by vows or other sacred bonds.
Louis IX by El Greco Louvre, Paris Louis IX of France was revered as a saint and painted in portraiture well after his death (such portraits may not accurately reflect his appearance). This portrait was painted by El Greco c.
We are a place for God's men. Men who devote their time and labor and being self-sufficient and dedicated to the Lord. We were founded in a 1098 in the Citeaux Abbey by a group of Benedictine monks from Molesme.