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Light of Assisi: The Story of Saint Clare

published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 160 pages
$ 16.99
This book will introduce St. Clare of Assisi to those who do not know her and those who wish to know her better. It leads the reader from Clare'sbirth to her death. While taking account of modern scholarship, Sr. Margaret Carney tells the story of this medieval woman in a way readers today can understand.Stock #: B53370

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Mrs Susan Eleanor Rossi
Life of St Clare

A beautiful presentation of the life of St Clare of Assisi, highlighting her understanding of her vocation, her commitment to the Gospel and her compassion and many other gifts given her by God.

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Bob Thompson
Someone to Admire

Clare was an amazing woman. She is definitely an inspiration to me in my personal quest for Jesus, and as a strong woman who stood up to the System.

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Cheryl Turnbow
Good read

Haven’t read the book yet but skimmed and looks really good.

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Phyllis Sellner
Story of Saint Clare

Excellently researched book. It was a delight to read.

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Deborah Sheleman
Light of Assisi

I really liked the book very well written

"Margaret Carney is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Her education in theology and Franciscan studies took place at Duquesne  University, the Franciscan Institute of St. Bonaventure University and the Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome. She served on the commission responsible for the revisions of the Rule of the Third Order Regular in 1982 and completed her research on the Rule of St. Clare in 1988. From 1999-2004 she was the Director of the Franciscan Institute and served as a founding member of the Commission on the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition. Her presidency of St. Bonaventure University began in 2004 and she retired from that post in 2016. She continues to serve as a lecturer and leader for Catholic higher education and Franciscan organizations of the United States. 
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Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B53370

ISBN:  9781632533708

Publication Date:  4/6/2021

BISAC:  RELIGION/Christianity/Saints & Sainthood

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X )

Pages:  160

List Price:  $ 16.99