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Finding God in Creation

Aug 8, 2022
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While both Clare and Francis left the world to pursue God insofar as they abandoned their status, wealth and security, never did they renounce the world for the sake of God. Rather, they realized that the created world was the world embraced by God; thus God could not be found apart from the world. The world, not the monastery, was the true cloister.

— from the book Clare of Assisi: A Heart Full of Love
by Ilia Delio, OSF

Clare of Assisi by Ilia Delio

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