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  • Pope makes day trip to cloistered Poor Clares in Umbria

    Pope makes day trip to cloistered Poor Clares in Umbria

    • Jan 11, 2019

    Pope Francis left the Vatican Jan. 11 to visit a community of cloistered Poor Clare nuns in Umbria.

  • Living in that same light as St. Clare

    Living in that same light as St. Clare

    • Aug 11, 2017

    St. Clare of Assisi — her feast day is observed on August 11— sought to live Franciscan spirituality from within the enclosure of her cloister. While the Franciscan friars were preaching in the cities and rebuilding churches externally, Clare and the sisters were living within the enclosure with a stronger focus on contemplation, intimacy, and relationality.

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