The CRNJ have led an itinerant life almost since their foundation in the Diocese of La Crosse, WI, in 2002, moving the the now Cardinal Burke to the Archdiocese of St. Louis in 2004, and while some members moved to Rome for studies with their Norbertine confreres, to St. Michael's Norbertine Abbey in Silverado, CA. News has come of a more stable home granted to them by the Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, WV. One of the smaller Institutes founded on the charism of the 1962 Liturgical Books, the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem has a specific charism rooted in one of the most ancient forms of clerical life.
Following the Holy Year for Priests, it is surely time to pray for consecrated women. Therefore, dear reader, we urge you to ask Ecclesiastical Authorities to dedicate a special year to give thanks to God for Nuns and to pray for Nuns and for more Nuns. What better way to do honour to St. Brigid?