Institute on Religious Life

Vocation Profile - Poor Clares of the Primitive Observance, Saint Clare's Monastery

Poor Clares of the Primitive Observance, Saint Clare's Monastery

Mother Marie Immaculata O.S.C.
Vocation Contact
421 4th Street S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

320-251-3556
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International?Yes
Professed members17
Year founded1923
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationMary Immaculate Federation

(Arch)dioceses
St. Cloud, MN
International
Autonomous monastery
Mission
The Poor Clares are a cloistered, contemplative order, seeking union with God through a life of prayer and sacrifice, in the spirit of St. Clare, to whom St. Francis was mentor and guide.
Qualifications
Mature, generous, cheerful, prudent, spirit of sacrifice; good mental and physical health; hard worker, and works well with others.
Formation
One year postulancy; two years novitiate; three years in juniorate (temporary profession); entire formation program is carried out in the monastery.
Age range/limit
18-40
Belated vocations?
Yes: Someone over 40 would be considered, if there are no reservations or impediments other than her age.