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Sr. Ana Maria Lapeña, Spain:  Everyone remembers Sr. Clare’s cheerfulness, her gifts as a “people person,” her sense of humor, her imagination… However, in addition to all that, she had a number of virtues that you could only admire in her by living with her on a daily basis.


Sarah Soboleski, USA:

sarah soboleskiI owe a lot to Sr. Clare, the salvation of my soul! I am very grateful to Sr. Clare.

Sr. Mary Rose Gallaher, USA:

hnamaryrosecirShe told me: "That’s what we all need: to see ourselves as not important, to realize that we are nothing, and to place God in the center of our lives.”

Sr. Annemaria Naiman, USA:

h annemarieHer concern for us to live that little sacrifice with joy was stronger than her.

Sr. Kristen Gardner, United States:

hermanakristenSister Kristen Gardner lived very closely with Sister Clare.  In this first part of her memories, she tells us how she met Sister Clare and her first impressions of her.

Sr. Michelle Araujo, Ecuador:

hna michelle araujoAll of the sudden Sr. Clare appeared and said to me: "C'mon Michelle!  Walk.  It's just a small step.  C'mon.  It's not a big deal.  It's just a step.  Don't look back.  Don't look back.  It's for the Lord.  Give everything to the Lord."

Sr. Annemaria Naiman, U.S.A:

h annemarieHer apostolic zeal was so sincere that it gave fruit in any situation: with elderly people, married couples, youth…

Sr. Anna, United States:

hna anna I remember how she did everything she had to do “100%” so to speak. She never did things halfway.

Hna. Ruth, España:

hna ruth That was Sr. Clare: direct, but always with a sense of humor, and when she spoke like that it was always out of love and for the salvation of souls.

Sister Alison María Vandevoorde, United States:

hna alisonSister Clare wanted to light up someone´s day in such a way that the other person just experienced the joy of feeling loved, without realizing that it was a “favor.” 


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