It is the first contemplative community in the world to welcome people with Down syndrome to a life of consecration to God.
By Cyprien Viet of Vatican News
The seeds of the community, which has a special devotion to St. Benedict and St. Therese of Lisieux, began in the 1980s. It started with a friendship. Line was on a spiritual search of her own and felt a calling to work with children. Véronique is a young woman with Down syndrome who felt a vocation to the consecrated life.