"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…

April 2018

Dear Friends

“The Spirit is the wind pushing us forward… and hope is both an anchor that keeps us safe in turbulent waves and a sail that allows us to glide above the water.” (Pope Francis, Pentecost 2017)

The glorious Easter season with all of its 50 days of Alleluias comes to an end this month - but not without leaving us with a priceless parting gift - the Holy Spirit!

So May begins with the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker and ends with Memorial Day (with a day off from work!) - and in between we celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost. Jesus didn't leave his disciples bereft of the ability to continue His work, building the Kingdom. We have that same gift, the power to bring about God's vision of who we are called to be. May the Spirit push us forward toward that goal!

We are grateful to you for your friendship and your gift which makes our life of prayer possible. May you be richly blessed for your generosity.


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

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