Blessing of the Narthex

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The start of a new month saw the start of a new chapter in the life of St Clare's, as we opened our new narthex.

The Epiphany of the Lord

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We are celebrating the Epiphany of the Lord: the visit of the wise men, the first gentiles to meet Our Lord.

Crib Blessing

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The Christmas Crib was the idea of St Francis of Assisi, a close friend and mentor of our patroness, St Clare.

Feast of St Clare

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Today the parish has been celebrating the feast of its patron, St Clare.

A beautiful time of prayer

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This evening the 40 Hours devotion (sometimes known by its Latin title, 'Quarant'ore') came to an end.