‘O marvellous humility! O astonishing poverty! The King of Angels, the Lord of Heaven and earth is laid in a manger.’ (Letter from St. Clare to St. Agnes of Prague)


the sisters together in the monastery
Our community
  "The form of life of the Order of the Poor Sisters . . . is this: to observe the holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ"
Rule of St. Clare I : 1-2

Founded by Saint Clare and Saint Francis in Assisi the Poor Clares now have communities all round the world. Contemplative Communities with lives centred on prayer in praise of God, and in intercession for the needs of others. We welcome you to this contact with our Monastery in Scotland, which was founded from Ireland in 1952. If you have a prayer intention you would like to send to us, please click on the prayer request and links icon opposite. If you would like to find out more about our life of prayer or life in community, please click on the respective icons. Thank you for visiting our site, and in the words of our Founder, Saint Clare.

"May the Lord be with you always and, wherever you are, may you be with Him always, Amen."
Blessing of Saint Clare

eucharistic adoration
Eucharistic Adoration