1918-2014.Origination : Sisters of Saitn Clare, Saginaw, Michigan
Governed by contract.
Given by the Sisters of Saint Clare, Saginaw, Michigan.
Sisters of Saint Clare, Saginaw Records (OSC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Chronicles, 1990-2014, with the original handwritten version, and scanned and printed versions; files documenting the foundation process, 1989-2003; papers of sisters Bernardone Reining, Laurene Burns, Dianne Doughty, and Laura Hammel; newspaper articles, 1997-2014; and photographs.
The Poor Clares were founded in 1212 by St Clare of Assisi. In 1991 Bishop Kenneth Untener invited these Poor Clares to come to Saginaw from their home monastery in Minnesota.