Religion: Poor Clare

New York's silver-haired Patrick Cardinal Hayes journeyed up to Throggs Neck in The Bronx one day last week, entered the chapel of a Poor Clare convent where were gathered many a nun and priest. They were to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into the sisterhood of the Reverend Mother Mary Seraphim, first public jubilee of a Poor Clare ever held in the U.S. Cardinal Hayes said a few praiseful words, read aloud a cablegram of felicitations from the Pope. Priests celebrated mass. A choir of friars sang. But not a person in the jubilee throng laid eyes on the...

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