It was a different world nine hundred years ago. Abelard was founding the first of the universities and Middle English was just starting to develop. The new form of architecture was called Gothic and the new Council being implemented was Lateran I.
This is how you understand your motto: Tuitio fidei et obsequium pauperum (Defense of the faith and assistance to the poor), echoed in the words of the Psalmist today: “When the poor one called out, the LORD heard, and from all his distress he saved him.”
You remind us that we need the poor, and we need the sick.