We are a community of contemplative Catholic women called Poor Clare Nuns, also known as Sisters of St. Clare. We continue the ministry of St. Clare of Assisi, who shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the healing power of prayer with others.
We devote our life primarily to prayer; we seek to know the presence of God in our lives and to bring others closer to God through our prayer. That is why we want to be Companions in Prayer with you. Please join with us in our prayer.
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This Week’s Sunday Journal
by Fr. Kelly
April 21, 2019
I've never had the experience of witnessing the birth of a child. But, as a Catholic priest, I have been privileged to join families at the deathbed of a loved one on a number of occasions, most recently, on Thursday, April 5. Only this time, I was not standing there as the parish priest, but as the first-born child.
Midmorning, Joan, the hospice caregiver who had become such an important part of my mother's life and preparation for death, came rushing out of the room where she was tending to Mom. She told me that there was "a change," and that I better hurry....
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