August 12 - Saint Clare of Assisi

 

St. Clare of Assisi was the daughter of an aristocratic family. The example of her contemporary, Francis, influenced her decision to follow Christ entirely. With a group of friends, St. Clare founded the women’s branch of the Franciscans, which is known as the Poor Clares.

What can you set aside today as a symbol of your discipleship of Christ? In what ways is Jesus calling you to his side?

 

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