What a joy it is, as this Clarian Year draws to its conclusion, to invite you to join us in paying tribute to our Seraphic Mother and Foundress during
Novena in honor of St. Clare of
August 2 –
evening schedule will include:
Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
followed by night prayers, Compline and adoration time
The Novena Service concluding
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
You are welcome to mail, telephone or bring your petitions to be
remembered during these nine days of prayer.
The traditional St. Clare’s Bread will be blessed on the final night of
the novena and also after the Mass on our Holy Mother’s Solemnity which will
be offered in our chapel by Most Rev.
Edward K. Braxton, bishop of
The theme for this year’s solemn novena is
CLARE: CLOSE TO US.
As we commend your intentions to her powerful intercession, we pray that
you and your loved ones will experience how close she is to YOU
– and how ready she is to obtain all that you need to live, even in these
challenging times, in hope, in peace and in
the glorious freedom of the children of God.
in our Seraphic Mother St. Clare,
your Poor Clare Sisters