Media Library


Treasured gifts of my spiritual journey March 3, 2021

During this year long seclusion brought about by the Covid virus, I have had more time to consider my own spiritual development over the years. At a Lenten presentation at Holy Spirit Parish in Saginaw, MI, I talk about “Treasured gifts of my spiritual journey.” Thinking about and identifying God’s hand in our life’s daily decisions.

Sister Laurene Tribute Feb, 2021

Sister Laurene: A Lifetime of Commitment July, 2018

In this video Sister Laurene talks about her beliefs and life commitment in community. We make these videos in order to give you, our partners in prayer, and an opportunity to know better who we are and what we believe. Sister Laurene is still very much a part of our community, although now she lives at the Community Village a nearby assisted living facility.

Walking each other home November, 2016

In this video Sister Dianne and Sister Laura talk about the changes in their community with the move of two of their sisters to assisted living. They talk about how they are preparing for death I their community.

Sisters Mission Appeal September, 2016

Sisters of St. Clare Mission appeal at Sacred Heart Parish, Mt. Pleasant, MI to support their ministry of prayer in the Saginaw Diocese.

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.

The Power of Prayer FAITHvideo by FAITHsaginaw (Fall 2011)

This video commemorates our 20 years in the Diocese of Saginaw. Describes our life and the importance of prayer.

Taizé Prayer Sisters of St. Clare 20th Anniversary, August 11, 2011 Saginaw, MI

On August 11, 2011, we celebrated our 20th anniversary in the Diocese. In this video you will see and hear parts of the Taize Prayer service that we chose for our anniversary service.

Personal Interview (June 2010)

In this video you will hear Sister Dianne and Sister Laura tell why they chose the contemplative life. They tell how they were called to the Diocese of Saginaw, and what their ministry of prayer means to them personally.


Sister Laurene Funeral Mass

Balance of Love

Sisters Mission Appeal (October 2018)

Sisters of St. Clare Mission appeal at Assumption of BVM, Midland, MI to support their ministry of prayer in the Saginaw Diocese.

Community Of Equals

Remembering Sister Laurene

Remembering Sister Laurene

Sister Laurene’s 70th Jubilee

Sister Laurene's 70th Jubilee

Sister Laurene and Bishop Hurley

Sister Laurene and Bishop Hurley

Friends who change our lives: Remembering Bernie

Visit to Assumption of BVM

Visit to Assumption of BVM, Midland, MI

Visit to Assumption of BVM

Visit to St. John XXIII, Hemlock MI

Visit to St. John XXIII

Visit to St. Bridget, Midland MI

Visit to St. Bridget

Visit to St. Vincent de Paul, Shepherd MI

St. Vincent de Paul

Sister Bernie’s 99th

Sr. Bernie

Pope Francis and Sisters

Pope Francis

Dedication of the Cathedral, Saginaw MI


Visit to Blessed Trinity, Frankenmuth MI

Frankenmuth, MI

Vocation Day

Vocation Day

2017 Hoops for the homeless, Delta college

Hoops for the Homeless
Sisters Service
Sr. Dianne

Visit to St. Paul’s, Ithaca & St. Martin, Perrington MI.


Visit to St. Joseph, Beal City

Beal City
Sr. Laurene's Birthday
Poor Clare Federation Meeting
Sr. Bernie's Birthday

Sr. Dianne’s 50th jubilee

Sr. Dianne's 50th jubilee

Valentines at Our Second Home

Valentine's at our second home

Visit to St. Peter Chesaning

St. Peter Chesaning

Visit to Minneapolis Monastery

Minneapolis Monastery

Visit to St. Mark AuGres

St. Mark AuGres

Visit to Sacred Heart Mt Pleasant

Sacred Heart Mt Pleasant

Weekend at Sacred Heart, Mt Pleasant, MI.

Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart

Visit with Serra Club in Saginaw

Sacred Heart

Weekend at Sanford and Edenville, MI, Our Lady of Grace parishes 11-2014

Sacred Heart

Meeting to merge two OSF Fraternities; Sanford and Saginaw.

OSF Fraternities

Sr. Laurene praying over one of the OSF in our chapel.

OSF Chapel

Sr. Dianne blessing a member with our oil in our chapel.


Sr. Dianne, Fr. T.J. and Sr. Laura at Prince of Peace Parish, Linwood, MI.

Parish 1

Sr. Dianne, Deacon Bob and Sr. Laura at Prince of Peace Parish, Linwood, MI.

Parish 2

Srs. Laurene, Dianne and Bernardone celebrating their jubilee at St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Saginaw, MI.


Sr. Laurene, Bishop Cistone and Sr. Bernardone


Sr. Dianne, Fr. Tom Sutton, Sr. Laura at St. Gabriel, Auburn, MI for a Mission Appeal

Auburn, MI

Sr. Laura presenting her reflection on the Parable of the Yeast at St. Gabriel, Auburn, MI

Auburn, MI

Happy Birthday Sr. Laurene!


Happy Birthday Sr. Dianne!

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