Clare of Assisi


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Clare of Assisi: Francis of Assisi, Padre Pio

Clare of Assisi

Saint. 1194--1253, Italian nun; founder of the Franciscan Order of Poor Clares. Feast day: Aug. 11
References in periodicals archive ?
The titles of the latters' books--Creating Clare of Assisi (Brill, 2008) and Order and Disorder (Brill, 2013)--allude to the sort of historiographic challenges that await the reader of the book under review.
Hart's filmography includes a 1961 role as Clare of Assisi, a fact that the filmmakers do not mention.
Clare of Assisi; and as the contemporary woman of sections 1 and 3.
St Clare of Assisi, for instance, is the patron saint of television, even though she lived between 1194 and 1253, which is a bit before Play Your Cards Right.
Creating Clare of Assisi; female Franciscan identities in later medieval Italy.
Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 3131 El Dorado Blvd.
The Privilege of Poverty: Clare of Assisi, Agnes of Prague, and the Struggle for a Franciscan Rule for Women, by Joan Mueller.
Mueller uses these sources to chronicle the political struggles and negotiations undertaken by Clare of Assisi and Agnes of Prague in the forty-one years between Clare's 1212 vow of obedience to Francis and the official papal approval, in 1253, of a Franciscan rule for women, the Rule of Saint Clare.
Light in the Dark Ages: The Friendship of Francis of Francis and Clare of Assisi is a spiritual biography of Francis and Clare of Assisi, written especially to help guide and enlighten fellow Christians in the modern day.
Relying on papal, political, and civic documents, Joan Mueller provides a "case study" (6) of how Clare of Assisi, Agnes of Prague, and their companions attempted, in response to Scripture, to establish an economy of sustenance for religious women living in medieval society.
The first chapter, "Blessed are the poor in spirit," includes writings on Mary, the mother of Jesus; Anna the prophetess; Clare of Assisi; former slave and nun Josephine Bakhita; photographer Mev Puleo; and Ade Bethune, a Catholic Worker artist.
WHY was Clare of Assisi chosen as the patron saint of television?