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| CLARION CALL|
Eight Centuries of Franciscan Poor Clare Life
Sister Mary David Fraine, O.S.C., Editor
376 pages, large format, spiral bound.
$23 plus $2 postage and handling. Available from our Monastery of Saint Clare (see below).
Clarion Call is a chronicle of the Order of Saint Clare and of the Nuns who have followed Clare's way of life" from her day until the present time.
This edition of the eight volume Clare Series makes available to the public a selection of resources for further study on Saint Clare and the history of her followers. Contact the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure for information."Everything After God: Living in the Spirit of Clare in Today's World." Spirit and Life: A journal of Contemporary Franciscanism 1 (1991): 73-89.
"Woman Most Powerful: Reflections On the Prayer of Saint Claire of Assisi." The Cord 33 (1983): 206-214.
"The Refining of the Light: The Way of Purgation in Saint Clare of Assisi." The Cord 36 (1986): 3-15.
"Clare and the Ancren Riwle." The Cord 36 (1986): 202-214; 275-288; 304-312.
"Religious Experience in Poor Clare Tradition." The Cord 38 (1993): 199-213.
"The Third Spring: Our Heritage and Our Future." The Cord 43 (1993): 199-210.
"Tutto dopo Dio: vivere oggi lo spirito di Chiara." Forma Sororum 32 (1995): 166-188.
See also our timeline of 800 Years of Valiant Women.
Note: The Cord is published by the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure.
Clare of Asisi: A Woman for All Times. Elizabeth Dreyer, Ph.D., Regis Armstrong, O.F.M.Cap., Mary Francis Hone, O.S.C. Cincinnati. OH: St. Anthony Messenger Press Tapes, 1992.
Three speakers examine Clare of Assisi and appropriate her life and values for today's seeker of the holy. The three talks on the audio tapes are:
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