Clare of Assisi

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Clare of Assisi

Clare of Assisi

Sts Francis and Clare of Assisi

The Meeting of Sts. Francis and Clare

St. John wrote that God is love. "God is friendship", echoed St. Aelred. Like holiness, friendship is best understood when it is incarnated. One of the richest friendships in history is that of Francis and Clare of Assisi. This icon depicts the visit of the two saints at the Portiuncula for a meal. This was the only meal they were to share. They seldom saw one another, yet their bond of friendship made them spiritual twins.

Basilica of St. Clare Assisi, Italy

Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Chiese Assisi, Assisi, comuni Umbria

Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Chiese Assisi,Assisi, comuni Umbria

St. Clare of Assisi, 2008 by Stephen B Whatley

St. Clare of Assisi, 2008 by Stephen B Whatley

© Stephen B Whatley " Since 2000, when I made a painting of the Baby Jesus on Christmas Day, I have increasingly felt compelled to express the depth of my Christian faith - upon which I depend- through my art. My faith has grown through suffering and heartbreak - and miraculous moments of joyous overcoming- not through indoctrination. Along the way I have been enriched by learning of the different Saints - some of whose intercession I have been humbly honoured to feel. Most recently I have…

Saint Clare of Assisi

Incorrupt Bodies of the Saints

Incorrupt Bodies of the Saints

St Clare of Assisi

St Clare of Assisi

St. Clare and St. Francis of Assisi - Introductory movie on the history and story of Francis and Clare

Clare and Francis

Amazon.com: Clare and Francis: Mary Petruolo and Ettore Bassi, Fabrizio Costa: Movies & TV

Clare of Assisi

Clare of Assisi

Hot Cross Buns, a Good Friday tradition.  The Pope had gone to visit Clare of Assisi. (Later to become St. Clare of Assisi)  As a gesture of hospitality, Clare asked that loaves of bread be placed on the table, and she wanted the pope to bless them.  The pope declined and asked her to make the sign of the cross over them.  When she finished praying, the image of a cross miraculously appeared on each loaf.

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