Long Island: Canons of S Augustine Launching 25 Day Penance of Rigid Fasting in Reparation for Scandals

Aleteia, Matthew Becklo: As the darkness of evil and corruption continues to cast its shadow on the Catholic Church today, one group of priests belonging to an ancient religious order is determined to help counter it with healing light.

The Canons Regular of St. Augustine, who have the care of the parishes of St. Patrick and the Church of St. Rocco in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, recently distributed an inspiring letter to their parishes announcing a 25-day “communal penance.” Read more here.