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Fireproof Faith: The Poor Clares of Galway

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Of all the female religious communities in Ireland, the oldest is the community of Poor Clare nuns in Galway. They’ve been the beating heart of the Church in Galway for centuries, but they first arrived there as harassed refugees…

Acknowledgments: We are grateful to the Poor Clare community (poorclares.ie) for their warm welcome, and to the Royal Irish Academy for permission to reproduce an image of RIA MS D i 2 (Rule of St Clare).

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Presented by Fr Conor McDonough OP
Shot and edited by Patrick Grant (linktr.ee/patrickgrant)

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