Our religious life
shares in the evolution,
the trials and the searching
of the world and of the Church.
And so our life is constantly
called into question.
We are bound to re-think
and to find new expression for its mission,
its forms of presence and of witness.
Assured of God's unfailing faithfulness,
rooted in the love of Christ,
we know that the choice of religious life,
to stay vital,
requires faithful encounter with the Lord
continuing conversion to the Gospel,
availability of heart and attitude
to welcome This Day of God.
Rule of Life, 144