A Story of Saint Clare
In 1194, Saint Clare was born into a wealthy family in Assisi, Italy. Her father wanted her to marry a wealthy man, but Clare believed that God did not want her to marry. After hearing St Francis preach she asked him for his advice. through his help she realized God was calling her to a life of prayer and poverty, With St Francis' help they founded a cloistered Order for women, which is known as the Poor Clares.
Author Brother Ernest, C.S.C.
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In the Footsteps of the Saints Level 1
In the Footsteps of the Saints is a series of leveled readers originally published by the Brothers of the Holy Cross and brought back to print by Mary's Books Publishing. These stories bring to life the stories of many saints and models of the faith. It is so important for children (and all of us) to learn about lives rooted in virtue. These beautifully written books touch the hearts of those young and old. In addition to independent reading these stories make for wonderful bedtime or family reading.
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