Companions of Clare


Mission Statement

We are creating a community of Roman Catholic women who wish to dedicate
their lives to God under the charism and spirit of St. Francis and Clare of Assisi.
This will be a contemplative group who will pray the Divine Office and host retreats.


Feels called by God  and willing to embrace the Rule of St Clare
Sound body and mind
Women, 62 and older will be readily accepted
We are NOT a nursing home or retirement center
We will accept women of any age (we do not stop at 50 years as some communities do).
Debt free
Are willing to live a contemplative lifestyle with community as the witness to the Trinity
are willing to live in a rural setting in the Diocese of Portland, Maine
Have a pioneer spirit

What The Companions of Clare Offer

One current member is looking for like-minded women
Our organization offers peace and goodness in the spirit of Francis and Clare
Our concept provides a venue for silence and prayer in an extremely busy world
Our organization seeks first the Kingdom of God by being conscious of the practice
of the Beatitudes as given in the Gospel of Matthew

Click here for a printable informational brochure.

For further Info see Summary of Purpose; If interested please fill out questionaire and mail.