Wednesday, May 29, 2013

St. Clare faces the footlights

Life of founder of the Poor Clares told on stage
St. Clare of Assisi is depicted in a modern painting by Stephen B. Whatley, an expressionist artist from London. This year is the 800th anniversary of her consecration. CNS / Stephen B. Whatley.
St. Clare of Assisi was a passionate person who gave generously to people in need and helped to launch the world's first peace movement that ended a 300-year war. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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