Tagged: Eucharistic adoration

St. Clare of Assisi: Contemplative, Miracle-Worker, Lover of the Eucharist

August 11 is the memorial of St. Clare of Assisi, the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and co-founder of the Poor Clares. Her nuns are well-known for joyfully embracing lives of radical poverty and penetential austerity as a means of entering into profound communion with Christ crucified. The Lady Clare was born into a wealthy,...

Seven Ways to Enjoy the Summer on a Budget

This summer our budget is somewhat limited, but we still need the refreshment and relaxation that a vacation can bring. Here are seven inexpensive ideas for a enjoyable summer.    Take some short trips to nearby nature spots — state parks, lakes, or waterfalls. Recently, we visited Chase Lake and Chase Lake Falls in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. Plant a garden. It can be a vegetable...