Mother Seraphine arrived in Graiguecullen in 1893 to found the Poor Clare Monastery. She was distressed to see the poor condition of the Parish Church. From then on a new Parish Church was as dear a project to her heart as a new convent. In 1899 when Mr. Governey in his great generosity, offered […]
Poor Clare’s Carlow invite ladies discerning a religious vocation to a Cloister Experience at our Monastery in Graiguecullen, Co Carlow on Saturday April 6th 2-5 pm.
Are you up to the challenge because our world needs prayer? Poor Clare’s Carlow invite ladies discerning a religious vocation to a Cloister Experience at our Monastery in Graiguecullen, Co Carlow on Saturday 17th of November 2018 from 11-00 am to 5-00 pm.
The story of a Century of Prayer in Carlow begins with Saint Francis and Clare. It is impossible to tell the story of one without the other, for in the Providence of God these two are inseparably intertwined. The tiny seed sown in thirteenth century Assisi rooted itself firmly in the Church and thrust out […]
Our CD titled ” A Time to Pray ” is now available. We hope you will take the time to join us in prayer and that this CD will help you in the joys and sorrows of daily living. We have chosen the themes of Praise and Thanksgiving, Trust, Eucharist, Our Lady and Angels. You […]
Young ladies discerning a religious vocation are welcome to “Come and See” on Saturday 27 May 2017 from 11am to 5 pm. If interested please CONTACT US “When He calls, God says: You are important to me, I love you! I count on you! Jesus tells this to each of us, and from this comes […]
We provide below the full text of the Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei quaerere, “Seeking the face of God”, on women’s contemplative life, signed by Pope Francis on 29 June 2016, solemnity of the Apostles Sts Peter and Paul. The document consists of a prologue and five chapters: “Esteem, praise and thanksgiving for consecrated life and […]
Pope Francis has approved the beatification of Venerable John Sullivan (1861-1933). The Holy Father approved the decree that authenticated a miracle attributed to Father Sullivan at an audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Many miracles have been attributed to the Jesuit priest who was baptised into […]