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Capuchin Poor Clares (O.S.C. Cap.)

Capuchinesses

Also known as: Kapuzinerinnen von der Ewigen Anbetung (Deutsch) / Orden de Clarisas Capuchinas (español) / Clarisses capucines (français) / Clarisse cappuccine (Italiano) / Klaryski kapucynki (polski) / Ordem das Irmãs Clarissas Capuchinhas (Português) / Ordo Sanctæ Claræ Capuccinarum (Moniales clarisæ cappucinæ) (latine)

Type: Religious Order or Institute with independent houses of Pontifical Right (for Women)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 140 houses, 1,708 members (2018)

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Founder:ItalySr. Maria Lorenza Longo Requenses (María Lorenza Longo), O.S.C. Cap. (1538)

Saints (1 saint, 9 blesseds)

1727: ItalySaint Veronica (Orsola Giuliani), abbess

1941: PolandBlessed Maria Teresa od Dzieciątka Jezus (Mieczysława Kowalska), religious and martyr

1937: SpainBlessed Isabel (Josefina Calduch Rovira), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María Verónica (María Joaquina Masiá Ferragud), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María Felicidad (María Felicidad Masiá Ferragud), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María de los Milagros Ortells Gimeno, religious and martyr

1767: ItalyBlessed Lucrezia Elena (Florida Cevoli), religious

1737: ItalyBlessed Maria Maddalena Martinengo, religious

1665: SpainBlessed María Ángela (Jerónima María Astorch Cortey), religious

1539: ItalyMaria Lorenza Longo Requenses (María Lorenza Longo), religious


as of 2021.06.14

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