Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration


Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration

The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration are a branch of the Poor Clares, a contemplative order of nuns in the Franciscan tradition. Founded in France in 1854 by Marie Claire Bouillevaux, the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration are cloistered nuns dedicated to the Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. One of the order's best-known members is Mother Angelica, the founder of the Eternal Word Television Network.

External links

* [http://www.poorclares.org/ Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration]
* [http://www.desertnuns.com/aboutus_pcpahistory.htm PCPA History]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Poor Clares — Fresco of Saint Clare and sisters of her order, church of San Damiano, Assisi …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Poor Ladies — The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Order of St Clare, the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Sisters, the Clarisse, the Minoresses, or the Second Order of St. Francis, (In Latin ordo sanctae Clarae ), is an order of nuns in the Roman Catholic… …   Wikipedia

  • Missionaries of the Poor — The Missionaries of the Poor (MOP) is an international Roman Catholic monastic order of Brothers dedicated to Joyful Service with Christ on the Cross to serve the poorest of the poor. The order was started in 1981 by Father Richard Ho Lung in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis —     Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis     A Congregation, founded by the Venerable Mother Frances Schervier at Aachen in the year 1845, whose members observe the Rule of the Third… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mother Angelica — Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation Mother Angelica, Founder of EWTN Born Rita Antoinette Rizzo April 20, 1923 (1923 04 20) (age 88) …   Wikipedia

  • Clare of Assisi — Saint Clare of Assisi Detail depicting Saint Clare from a fresco (1312–20) by Simone Martini in the Lower basilica of San Francesco, Assisi. Virgin …   Wikipedia

  • Mutter Angelica — PCPA (* 20. April 1923 in Canton, Ohio), ursprünglich Rita Antoinette Rizzo, ist eine Klarissin vom Orden der Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (Arme Klarissen der ewigen Anbetung). 1976 gründete sie den religiösen Sender Eternal Word Television …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rita Antoinette Rizzo — Mutter Angelica, (PCPA) (* 20. April 1923 in Canton, Ohio), ursprünglich Rita Antoinette Rizzo, ist eine Klarissin vom Orden der Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (Arme Klarissen der ewigen Anbetung). 1976 gründete sie den religiösen Sender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix — Diocese of Phoenix Dioecesis Phoenicensis St. Mary s Basilica, Phoenix Location …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic religious order — Religious orders ( Religious Institutes , cf. canons 573 746) are the major form of consecrated life in the Roman Catholic Church. They are organisations of laity and/or clergy who live a common life following a religious rule under the… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.