The lifestyle in the Preca Family is characterised by four dimensions – contemplative, laity, apostolic and prophetic. Members of the Preca Community also live a celibate life.

 

Members' Excursion

Members of the Preca Community celebrating comradery

Contemplative

The Members, the Associates and friends of the Preca Family seek holiness by living a lifestyle marked by discipleship, prayer and work. They keep alive the sense of God and stay immersed in the presence of God through sacramental life, scripture and frequent daily prayers compiled in a prayer book called The Watch. Even though most adults in the Preca Family are urban dwellers they seek to cultivate inner silence. The Members in particular follow a neo-monastic Rule of Life.

Laity

The Members, the Associates and friends of the Preca Family live with family or by themselves, work full-time to finance family, themselves and ministry. Remuneration relating to ministry cannot be sought or accepted. The Preca Family lives an incarnational spirituality  seeking to build the Kingdom of God and renew the temporal order.

Apostolic

Inspired by the fervent desire: Divine Master May the Whole World Follow Your Gospel, the Members, the Associates and friends of the Preca Family are committed to continuous personal formation in the faith and to give witness wherever they are. Members in particular dedicate themselves to a persevering apostolate of catechesis especially to children and youth as catechists, youth leaders and mentors.

Prophetic

The Preca Family is called to cultivate a consciousness which is rooted in the Gospel values of fraternal love, meekness, humility, poverty, simplicity and embracing contempt. The Members renew daily a special vow of meekness: never to take revenge, to be gentle and patient.

Celibacy

The Members of Preca Community dedicate themselves completely to God holding Jesus as “their sole object of their heart”. The Members embrace celibacy for the sake for God’s Kingdom as a gift, a grace and a unique work of the Holy Spirit.