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Poor Clare Nuns Witness to ‘Everyday Heroism’ of Living Organ Donors

In the Adoration Monastery in Cleveland, Poor Clares Sister Mary Jacinta of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (l) and Sister Mary Joseph of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus stand before a statue of St. Clare, their order’s foundress. The Latin phrase stenciled on the wall can be translated as ‘I will always defend you.’

One gave a kidney, while the other received the necessary body part.