Saint Clare

Celebrating quietly, joyfully

Prayer, Saint Clare, Saint Francis

The Clares at prayer in the Monastery of St. Clare On June 24, 2020, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the founding of our Cincinnati monastery. We began 30 years ago because three Poor Clares in three different…

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Teaching the Soul to Speak

Prayer, Saint Clare, Saint Francis

“This volume of poems is dedicated to, among others, the city of Assisi,” Fr. Murray Bodo writes of his newest book, Teaching the Soul to Speak (Tau Publishing). The book’s last section contains poems inspired by Murray’s 43 years…

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Novena to St. Clare of Assisi

Prayer, Saint Clare

St. Clare of Assisi St. Clare was one of Francis’ first followers and founded the Second Order of Franciscans, known today as the Poor Clares. In honor of St. Clare, we invite you to pray an online novena,…

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Prayers to St. Clare answered

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thank you for praying the Solemn Novena to St. Clare of Assisi with us which culminated on her feast day Sunday, August 11.  Below are comments from a few of the people we heard from after the novena.

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Happy Feast of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thanks for praying the Novena to St. Clare with us. We have provided additional resources about St. Clare we thought you might enjoy. Happy Feast of St. Clare! The Blessing of St. Clare May Almighty God bless…

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Prayers answered through intercession of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Icon of St. Clare of Assisi in the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in Cincinnati The St. Clare Novena was very well received. Over 3,000 people signed up and received the daily emails with the prayers for that…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 9

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together.  Pray for those who are dying and those grieving the loss of a loved one. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 8

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together. Pray that we will trust in God’s voice and promises even when it is not convenient for us. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 7

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together.  Today we pray for Pope Francis and all our spiritual leaders. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 6

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray The St. Clare Novena together.  Let us pray for all those suffering with mental illness and their families. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery of St.…

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