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STALKING THE DIVINE: CONTEMPLATING FAITH WITH THE POOR CLARES

by Kristin Ohlson
Kristin Ohlson

She’s a beautiful woman," Mother James murmured in the most reverent tones. "Very tall, very graceful even now that she’s in her seventies."

     I had just told Mother James that I was reading A Right to Be Merry. She was telling me about the time she met Mother Mary Francis, who came to Cleveland for a meeting at the monastery of the Poor Clares of the Colettine reform in Rocky River, a suburb to the west of Cleveland. It seems that Cleveland has always been a hotbed of Poor Clares activity....

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