That the religious be convinced that the time and energy required to establish vital Christian communities in local houses does not deprive the apostolate of its fruitfulness; on the contrary, this expenditure of time and energy is an expression of that apostolate. (Art.135)
For the grace to imitate our founders, and for fidelity to our charism.
The Cross! This is the standard -- the symbol of our earthly existence: to suffer, suffer, suffer. (KW,16)