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Aug 11, 2020

St.Clare of Assisi: The Indomitable Saint

Dr. Edward Sri

Today we celebrate the feast day of St.Clare of Assisi, a heroic saint who was known for her courage, perseverance, and indomitability in times of trial. In this episode, Dr.Sri shares riveting stories about St. Clare and offers us valuable lessons we can learn from her life. This episode was originally recorded back in 2018 right outside the church of St. Clare in Assisi while Dr.Sri was on pilgrimage.

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What made St. Clare of Assisi so heroic was her indomitability in moments of trial. When her faith was tested, she turned to Jesus, clung to the altar, dropped to her knees, and ran to the Eucharist.


Lessons we can learn from St. Clare of Assisi:

  1. Cultivate a spirit of indomitability. Don’t panic in moments of crisis, instead turn to God and put all your trust in him. 
  2. Walk by faith and not by sight, allow God to open unexpected doors. 
  3. Let go of things in your past that keep you from moving forward with Christ.
  4. Cling to the sacraments, scripture, and prayer when you face trials.

Meet Your Host: Dr. Edward Sri

Dr. Sri is a theologian and the author of several best-selling books. He holds a doctorate from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. A founding leader of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), Dr. Sri currently serves as its vice president of formation. He appears regularly on EWTN and resides in Colorado with his wife, Elizabeth, and their eight children.

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