Last year, throughout the world in 2012, the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Poor Clares was celebrated.
The simple life of St. Clare, who lived in a small place outside Assisi’s medieval walls, still speaks to us. Why? Her spiritual quest resonates with our yearnings to live authentically from the fire of love within. Clare’s virtuous life made God’s love real to countless others. Many stories about her life encourage us to grow in holiness, to imitate her enthusiastic love.
Read more from St. Clare’s Gamble By Ramona Miller, OSF