The Light Illumines the Piarist Fathers’ Community
“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” – Psalm 133:1
What is the key of life of the Piarist Fathers? How do we live as a community?
The Piarist Fathers are dedicated to the education of children and youth, especially the poor, and the Holy Founder of the Pious Schools, St. Joseph Calasanz, established in Rome in 1597, the first public, popular and free school in Europe. Giving the greatest importance to education, Calasanz wrote: “The teaching profession is truly a most deserving ministry; most noble; most meritorious and beneficial; most useful; most needed; most natural, reasonable