Journal

The gifts which she brought to Wrentham were, among others, wit and determination, courage, energy, enthusiasm, and a deep love for the Holy Trinity and the Father from whom all creative goodness flows. Wrentham made its first foundation in Iowa, and its second in Arizona. Did I say something about enthusiasm? For this foundation, Clare accompanied Mother Angela on a visit to scout out property. Then, first of the foremost, she volunteered to become a foundress. “I want it for God,” she assured us, lest we think she was just interested in doing something new. Let me tell you, the life of a foundress is no pleasant excursion. The vista from our hill is breathtaking. But living for a long...