Franciscan Poor Clare Sisters

Duncan, British Columbia, Canada

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Our Beloved Sr. Clare Lewis

Reflections on the Life of Sr. Clare Lewis from her Poor Clare Sisters  “And God saw that it was good “ (Genesis). But when that goodness reflects a rhythmic movement of ocean waves that wash against the Jamaican shore, or bursts with vitality of a small hurricane, God must have paused in this particular creative process…
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Clare of Jamaica, pray for us!

Your kind, vibrant, loving presence was such a gift to those you encountered that it was always long remembered. May your listening, discerning heart live on through us so we offer that same welcome to others in our world. As you were always a welcoming presence, may you be there to welcome each of us…
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Sister Clare Lewis has gone home to God

Sister Mary Clare Lewis of the Trinity OSC (Margaret Cecile) August 3, 1930 – May 18, 2021 Sr. Clare died peacefully at Cairnsmore Place in Duncan at the age of 90. She was born at St. Andrew, Jamaica, the 5th youngest child of Laura and John Lewis. She was always an athletic, bright, lively child…
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July 2020 Update

We continue to adhere closely to the Provincial Health Minister’s recommendations during this process of trying to keep people as safe as possible, while still caring for one another.  While knowing we still need to practice social distancing with people not inside our small “bubble”, we have seen great care and love in the ways…
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United in Prayer – COVID 19

Friends let us join together in these days of global suffering to pray for our most vulnerable brothers and sisters throughout the world. We remember especially all healthcare workers, nurses, doctors, grocery store clerks, cleaners, delivery drivers, warehouse workers, politicians, fire-fighters, police, paramedics, lab technicians. All those in any way sacrificing their own personal well-being…
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