Clare of Assisi is the patron saint of televisions and computer screens, believe it or not. An early follower of St . Francis, Clare founded The Order of Poor Ladies, which eventually became known as the Poor Clares.
Clare of Assisi , Clare also spelled Clara, Italian Santa Chiara d’ Assisi , (born July 16, 1194, Assisi , duchy of Spoleto [Italy]—died August 11, 1253, Assisi ; canonized 1255; feast day August 11), abbess and founder of the Poor Clares (Clarissines).
” Saint Joseph, Patron of departed souls – pray for me. (Mention your intention) Amen.”
Clare was a beautiful Italian noblewoman who became the Foundress of an order of nuns now called “Poor Clares.” When she heard St . Francis of Assisi preach, her heart burned with a great desire to imitate Francis and to live a poor humble life for Jesus.
St . Lucy is most notably the patron saint of the blind, eye disorders, virgins, the poor, and the city of her birth, Syracuse, Sicily. “ Lucy ” means “light” or “lucid.” Here are ten fascinating facts about St .
Pope Pius XII designated Clare as the patron saint of television in 1958 on the basis that when she was too ill to attend Mass, she had reportedly been able to see and hear it on the wall of her room. According to the Filipino essayist Alejandro Roces, the practice arose because of Clare’s name.
The Franciscans are a group of related mendicant Christian religious orders, primarily within the Catholic Church . Founded in 1209 by Saint Francis of Assisi, these orders include the Order of Friars Minor , the Order of Saint Clare , and the Third Order of Saint Francis .
He promises Eva that he will free Tom and that he will devote his life to exhorting others against slavery. Unfortunately, in a freak accident, he dies shortly after Eva, and his selfish wife Marie sends all the St . Clare slaves – for whom he made no legal provision in his will – on the auction block.
Clare of Assisi (1194-1253) was one of the most influential women in the early medieval period of Roman Catholic church history. She is thought to be the first woman in the history of the church to write her own rule, or guidelines for the religious life of her order.
In addition to being the patron saint of travelers, Saint Christopher is believed to protect people from epilepsy, lightning, storms, pestilence, and floods.
Tradition says the statue should be buried upside down and facing toward the direction of the desired moved. Joseph statue upside down is symbolic for the St . Joseph needing to work extra hard to get back to right side up and into a place of honor, thus helping to bring forth a buyer to purchase the home.
|Saint Gemma Galgani|
|Born||Maria Gemma Umberta Galgani 12 March 1878 Camigliano, Capannori, Italy|
|Died||11 April 1903 (aged 25) Lucca, Italy|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Beatified||14 May 1933 by Pope Pius XI|
During this time, Clare reported having a vision in which she saw herself being judged in front of God. Clare also reported having a vision of Jesus dressed as a poor traveller. She described His countenance as being overwhelmed by the weight of the cross and His body as showing signs of fatigue.
Clare was born in Assisi, Italy , in 1193 to wealthy parents, and was taught to read and write as well as spin yarn and do needlework. She had little interest in her luxurious surroundings (she lived in a palace), and influenced by her mother’s religious devotion, Clare dedicated her life to God at an early age.