Poor Clares. It was started according to the model of the community in Naples. The name of the first monastery of Capuchin Poor Clares sisters was Santa Maria de Jerusalem of the Order Of Saint Clare.
Numerous pilgrims, tourists and visitors have flocked here. Extern Sisters live inside the cloister and work outside the Cloister, greeting and assisting visitors, shopping, and taking care of the public side of the Chapel.
The monastery of Rome was founded on March 7, 1576. The Capuchin Poor Clares are a religious Order founded by Saint Francis and Saint Clare of Assisi in the thirteenth century. Little is known of Clare's early life, although popular tradition hints that she came from a fairly well-to-do family in Assisi . The pilgrims who go down the Rue de la Grotte for the first time are surprised, to see a long, grey building after a bend. The Monastery of the Poor Clairs in Lourdes was founded by the Poor Clares of Lyon. The Poor Clares are faithful to the Holy Father and to the Magisterium of the Church. For the Elizabeth Gaskell story, see The Poor Clare (short story). Saint Clare, under Francis's guidance, founded the Poor Clares (Order of Saint Clare) in 1212, which remains a Second Order of the Franciscans. The Poor Clares were founded by Clare of Assisi in the year 1212. It was also known as the monastery of the 33. We live in community, embracing joyfully a life of poverty and fraternity. Fresco of Saint Clare and nuns of her Order, Chapel of San Damiano, Assisi. Mother Angelica’s Poor Clares are part of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration order which originated in France. This is our monastery which has been in the same place, since 1877. We are contemplative sisters whose lives revolve around prayer, manual work, study and silence, all