Nuns in Galway Launch a Web Site

GALWAY, Ireland, OCT. 20, 2003 ( The Poor Clares in this west-of-Ireland town have launched their own Web site to “help them to share an alternative perspective on life with the outside world.”

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Sister Louis, the abbess of the order’s monastery at Nuns’ Island, said the site would offer hope “in a world overshadowed by consumerism,” BBC reported.

The launch of the Web site — — has coincided with the 750th anniversary of the death of their founder, St Clare.

Among other things, the site incorporates a section on “prayer ideas for busy people.” The Poor Clares have been in Galway since 1642.

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