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St. Clare of Montefalco Clare was born at Montefalco, Italy, around 1268. As a young woman she joined a conventConvent at Montefalco in 1290, adopting the Rule of St. Augustine. Clare’s sister Joan was the abbess of this community, but at her death Clare succeeded her. She led an austere life, being particularly devoted to […]