St. Clare: The Spirit of the Founding Days
October 5, 9:30-11:00am
Our presenter, Sister Beth Lynn, will be exploring the charismatic founding moments of the Order of Poor Clares, shedding new light on the stories of Francis and Clare as revealed by recent scholarship.
Originally from Santa Cruz, California, Sister Beth is one of the founding members of the Poor Clare community in Zambia, Africa. She holds a bachelor’s degree in theology as well as a Master’s degree in Franciscan Studies from St. Bonaventure University in Olean, New York. She is a member of the Poor Clares residing at Assisi Heights, Rochester, MN. For more info: www.stclaresrochester.org.
Our labor here is brief,
But the reward is eternal.
Do not be disturbed by the clamor
of the world
Which passes like a shadow.
St. Clare of Assisi