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August Graces

By | 2012-08-21T03:54:00+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

Sr. Marie St. Paul receiving Holy Communion on the Solemnity of Our Holy Mother ClarePilgrims who came for the St. Clare Mass and IndulgenceReception after Mass by Ladies of Solitude (THANK YOU!)Friends and Family of our candidate Tara came out to celebrate St. Clare with us.Sr. Marie Andre spending some time with one of our [...]

Witnesses of Faith

By | 2012-06-21T18:26:00+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

Last night I was reading through my Zenit email and came across this story about a woman named Chiara. Upon reading it I was deeply moved by her faith and trust in God's Providence.  Chiara Petrillo - 28 years old.  As I read the brief account of her life, I couldn't help but think of [...]

Pope Benedict XVI, We Love You!

By | 2011-08-20T05:10:00+00:00 August 20th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

The relic of Our Holy Mother Clare which was venerated at the Transitus Celebration on Aug. 10th."Gospel radicalism finds expression in the mission God has chosen to entrust to us: from the contemplative life, which welcomes into its cloisters the Word of God in eloquent silence and adores His beauty in the solitude which he [...]

Our Holy Mother Clare, Pray for Us

By | 2011-08-02T20:26:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

"What a great and worthy exchange - To leave the things of time for those of eternity, To choose the things of heaven for the goods of earth, To receive the hundred-fold in place of the one. And to possess a blessed and eternal life."The Novena to St. Clare begins today (Providentially, the novena begins [...]

A Beautiful Holy Mother Clare Feast Day!

By | 2010-08-12T22:34:00+00:00 August 12th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

Our celebration of the solemnity of Our Holy Mother Clare was splendid.  To everyone who sent email greetings, cards, telephone calls, and visits : THANK YOU!  We praise God for the gift of our friends and extended spiritual family.  We prayed in a special way for all of our Franciscan family, especially all of our [...]

Clare – Bright Light…Shine On!

By | 2010-08-10T18:16:00+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

Our Holy Mother Clare, Pray for us!Tomorrow is the Feast Day of St. Clare of Assisi (a Solemnity for Poor Clares).  This year the festivities will be heightened as we are celebrating her newly installed stained glass window in the Chapel of Our Lady of Solitude.  Above you can see a photo of a portion [...]

August activities

By | 2009-08-30T16:18:00+00:00 August 30th, 2009|Nun News Blog|

Usually the month of August is a time for Phoenicians to escape the heat, but we were blessed with an influx of visitors. Fr. Kline and his good friend, Fr. Dandurand from the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, came for a week retreat at the beginning of the month. Br. Francis, CFR enjoyed the sites, sounds, [...]

To the God of Heaven give thanks!

By | 2007-08-05T17:35:00+00:00 August 5th, 2007|Nun News Blog|

In the name of the Lord who loves us, peace. That beautiful greeting is taken from a Letter attributed to St Barnabas from this morning's Office of Readings. Indeed He loves us, and that love is the source of our peace. Not peace without struggle and warfare, but PEACE always and in all circumstances because [...]

Our First Blog

By | 2007-08-04T23:17:00+00:00 August 4th, 2007|Nun News Blog|

July 28, 2007Welcome Ladies and Gents, to the first of many blogs concerning the happenings of the Poor Clares here in fair Arizona.Being the spiritual daughters of our Rev Mother Angelica, we want to use all that our modern media makes available for the glory of God, and the furthering of His Eucharistic Kingdom.Through these [...]