Poor Clares

Local nameMonastère Sainte-Claire
LocationRonchamp, France

The Poor Clares, officially the Order of Saint Clare – originally referred to as the Order of Poor Ladies, and later the Clarisses, the Minoresses, the Franciscan Clarist Order, and the Second Order of Saint Francis – are members of a contemplative Order of nuns in the Catholic Church. The Poor Clares were the second Franciscan branch of the order to be established. Founded by Saints Clare of Assisi and Francis of Assisi on Palm Sunday in the year 1212, they were organized after the Order of Friars Minor, and before the Third Order of Saint Francis for the laity.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poor_Clares

Address 70250, France

Coordinates 47°42'15.168" N 6°37'9.767" E

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