Further Reading


Please click on the links below for further reading about the Poor Clares, prayer, and more.






Clare identified with the Poor Christ
Pope John Paul II




Fulfil your vocation in a spousal dimension
Pope John Paul II




We have come to worship Him
Pope John Paul II




God Loves a Cheerful Giver
Bishop Martin Drennan




The Inner Thirst - on prayer
Fr. Pat Younge OFM




How to discover your vocation
Fr. Stephen Wang




A Way of Life for young Catholics
Fr. Stephen Wang




St. Clare a model saint
Pat O'Leary




Excerpts from The Rule of St. Clare




The Poor Clare Order




A Short History of The Poor Clares Galway
Celsus O. Brien OFM


Happy, indeed, is she to whom it is given to share this sacred banquet, to cling with all her heart to Him
- Whose beauty all the heavenly hosts admire unceasingly,
- Whose love inflames our love,
- Whose contemplation is our refreshment.
From St. Clare's Fourth Letter to St. Agnes