Clare of Assisi

(redirected from Chiara Offreduccio)
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Clare of Assisi

Saint. 1194--1253, Italian nun; founder of the Franciscan Order of Poor Clares. Feast day: Aug. 11
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Claire for women, named after 18-year-old Chiara Offreduccio, who ran away from her wealthy noble family to become Francis' disciple.