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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Sister Bernie is 97 this month!
Sister Bernie – Simply Herself April, 2014
This video captures much of what we love and respect about Sister Bernardone. In her own direct and loving way, she describes what it was like to grow up as one of ten children on a farm. She tells of her early years as a nun, and her joy at now being part of the community of Poor Clares in Saginaw. This year, 2014, marks her 75th year as a sister.
This Week’s Sunday Journal
by Fr. Kelly
The Gifts We Need to UseLast Sunday, May 17, when the Church celebrated the Ascension of our Lord, if my father were still alive, my parents would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. And for all of those years, my mother has kept a set of towels, wrapped very carefully and deliberately, stored away in a special spot in her “linen closet.” The towels were a wedding gift given all those many years ago and never once used....
May 24, 2015
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