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Christmas, and Visitors ,Knights of Columbus, Rosary Society of St. Clare, Florence, NJ at the Monastery

Advent- Christmas Poem Dedicated to Sister Marge OSC

Sister Margaret (Marge) McGowan OSC died December 2, 2010

Sister Nelia, our postulant, had visitors from North Carolina

Friar Ron Pecci and the three new Postulants visit the Monastery

Our Sister Barbara leaves for Bolivia, South America

Murray Bodo OFM gives the Poor Clares in Chesterfield , a day of Poetry Reading

Sister Barbara and Sister Ann leave for our Foundation in Bolivia- Autumn Falls on the Monastery-Sister Mary Frances celebrates her Anniversary

Slide Show of the Stain Glass Windows in our Monastery in Bordentown, NJ, our old Monastery

Lu-Nan and Nicholas Fan Visit our Monastery

Visit of the famous photographer Lu-Nan and his humble friend, photographer, Nicholas Fan

Retreat Time

Martha/Mary RetreatSeptember 19 to 25

Sister Joann Guides the Sisters in the Dimentions of Our Contemplative Life

The Sisters Worked on What Contemplative Accompanniment meant to them during the Workshop

Sid OFM and his niece and cousin from Haiti stop in for a quick visit.

Franciscorps to work in Costa Rica and Syracuse

Friar Jim Moore, OFM Conventual, brought the Franciscorps group to our Monastery

Father Martin Padovani, a Divine Word Missionary, celebrates his 50th Anniversary of Priesthood with us.

Friars Michael Lasky of Franciscans International and Friar Michael Duffy of the Missions in Jamacia OFM Convs & Friar Walter OFM visit!

Feast of Saint Clare -August 11-2010

Feast of Saint Clare

Women of Spirt through the courtesy of Sister Felicia Mann of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Dr. BJ McNeill and her Son Brent gave a grave marker for our dog, Maggie . They brought it over and a few of the Sisters were there

Father Peter James Alindogan, pastor at St. Charles Borremeo in Cinaminson, NJ celebrated Mass at the Monastery on his 20th anniversary

Ted. Com Program on Creativity -Excellent- Take time to watch

Friars Andre Cirino, Russell Murray and Benny who is from Sri Lanka came to our Monastery for a meeting on contemplation.

Friar Larry Anderson celebrated a first Mass with us on June 24th, feast of John the Baptist and gave us his priestly blessing

Friar Larry Anderson celebrated a first Mass with us on June 24th, feast of John the Baptist and gave us his priestly blessing

Flowers around the Monastery

Tribute to Maggie II- This is the last one but we needed to be sure all Maggie's Friends were in the Tribute.- that is Most of them-

A tribute to our Maggie- Born a dog, August 20,2002 -Died a Princess, June 8, 2010

Eddie Foley, an Eagle Scout, arranged to have this prayer garden made and to have it blessed by Father Michael Burns of St. Mary Church in Bordentown,

Mothers Incarnation and Rita visit our Monastery

More pictures from the co-op farm -

Friar Ray Frias came with the OFM Capuchin Postulants, Michael, Matthew and Ron for a visit and to share the Postulants vocation story, April 7th.

Larry Kuser's Co-op Farm -next to our property. We are part of the co-op farm.The sheep have new borns which Erin Walker told us about

Preparations for The Easter Vigil with Friar Michael Lasky : To view the group picture completely click on picture so you can see all the Sisters

Good Friday Services at the Monastery. Friar Michael Lasky officiates at the Service. All go up to venerate the Cross

Easter Peace to You

Have a Blessed Easter

Holy Thursday April 1, 2010

Spring comes to the Monastery Garden. Praise the Lord for His Creation.

Friar Brad Milunski OFM Conventual and his postulants from Washington DC visit the Poor Clares on March 6th

Friar Steve Kluge gives us a Talk on the Eucharist

New Picture of our Community with new members

February 10, 2010- Winter Storm

February Events

Karen Stapleton enters the Monastery of Saint Clare in Chesterfield, NJ on January 17, 2010

Nelia Acuna's Reception into the Order of Saint Clare at the Monastery of Saint Clare, Chesterfield, NJ.

Eileen Flanagan's Workshop on our foundress of Poor Clare Life in the United States, Mother Bentavoglio. January 8, 2010