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  • The Princess of Poverty: Saint Clare of Assisi and the Order of Poor Ladies, by Father Marianus Fiege, O.M.Cap. (Evansville, Indiana: Poor Clares of the Monastery of S. Clare, 1900/1901). With Imprimatur. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive as linked from the Catholic Research Resources Alliance.

Posted in honor of the co-founder of the Poor Clares, Saint Clare of Assisi, acclaimed by Pope Alexander IV as “the Princess of the Poor, the Duchess of the Humble, the Mistress of Virgins, the Abbess of Penitents”. August 11 is marked as her Memorial in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite and celebrated as a Solemnity by the Franciscan Sisters of the Second and Third Orders.

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