St Clare of Assisi
On 9 August 1253, two days before her death, the papal bull Solet annuere of Pope Innocent IV confirmed that Clare’s rule would serve as the governing rule for Clare’s Order of Poor Ladies. Her remains were interred at the chapel of San Giorgio while a church to hold her remains was being constructed.
Founded: Order of Poor Ladies, Poor Clares
Died: 11 August 1253
Born: 16 July 1194, Assisi.