In every human heart, there is hunger for the Infinite, for Some–One,
the One we come to know through the gift of faith. “Jesus Christ
is the beginning and the end, the alpha and omega, Lord of the universe,
the great hidden key to human history” (Pope Paul VI, Nov. 20th
The One and the Only, Who alone can satisfy the human heart.
Many paths lead to Him. For the daughters of St.Clare, the one etched
out by her, has a unique excellence, in rousing us to catch hold of
Him, Is. 64;6 and thus finding our true self. She introduces us to the
path by simply stating: The form of life of the Order of Poor
Sisters is this: to observe the Holy Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ
by living in obedience, without anything of one’s own, and in
We, the followers of Clare are a community of sisters wholly dedicated
to prayer. The centre and highlight of our life is the daily Eucharist
and we strive to give the Lord the praise that is due (ps. 146:1) seven
times a day through the liturgy of the hours, the Prayer of Church.
We also spend an hour and a half (though not continuously) each day
in private prayer with him.
Our Prayer is our mission in the Church and the world. It touches every
person and lifts up the whole earth into the merciful Heart of God.