"May almighty God bless you. May God look upon you with mercy and give you peace..."-Blessing of St. Clare

A message from our Abbess…

January 2019

Dear Friends

Be the light! Matthew 5:14

What a beautiful Christmas season we had at the monastery! We are grateful so many of our friends were able to pray in our chapel with us during this time. A special grace for our community was to share these days with our new postulants, Susanna and Theresa, and our candidate Meritt. It was a blessing to see them take in the beauty of Advent as well as the richness of the Christmas liturgies in their first Poor Clare Christmas! They were touched as were we with the generosity of you who support our life of prayer.

As the Christmas season comes to an end and we put away our decorations, the liturgies of the Epiphany and the Baptism of Jesus reminded us that we are called to carry on the work Jesus came to do. The light of Christ will only be present in our world today if it shines through each of us! Thank you for your for your prayers, for all the ways that you are light for us! Your care for us helps us to be a light in our world today. May God bless you in this New Year and always!

With love,

Sr. Carolyn Forgette, osc and all your Poor Clare Sisters

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