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
4nd Sunday in Ordinary TimeI have a very distinct recollection of the first time I heard this Gospel proclaimed. I was old enough to listen and absorb what I heard, but not so old that I totally understood the message. I was also young enough not to be embarrassed to ask my Gramma, who had taken me to Mass: “How did Jesus get away?” After thinking about it, she replied: “It was a miracle. He just disappeared.” That satisfied me for a long, long time and also left me with an image of Jesus as super hero, like the characters on my favorite TV shows. Certainly, the Resurrected Christ “disappeared from their midst” after celebrating Eucharist in a little village called Emmaus. ....
January 31, 2016
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