God’s love is truly a mystery that we strive to understand and share.  We invite you to explore this site and discover more about us.  There are many aspects of our parish that allow you, no matter where you are in your faith journey, to experience the presence of Christ.  On behalf of the staff and parishioners of St. Clare of Assisi, welcome!  We are glad you are here.



                 Pastor's Column

The Five Precepts of the Church


Basic Things Every Catholic Should Know: The precepts of the Church are set in the context of a moral life bound to and nourished by liturgical life. These the minimum in the spirit of prayer and moral effort. True faithfulness and devotion to God does not stop at the minimum but always... Read Pastor's Column



A Message from Bishop Olmsted

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

We need your support to continue to strengthen the Church at home and help mission dioceses right here in the United States. The Catholic Home Missions Appeal supports dioceses in the United States and its territories that lack the resources to provide basic pastoral ministry to their populations.  Read more

St. Clare of Assisi

Co-foundress of the Order of Poor Ladies, or Clares, and first Abbess of San Damiano; born at Assisi, 16 July, 1194; died there 11 August, 1253.

She was the eldest daughter of Favorino Scifi, Count of Sasso-Rosso, the wealthyrepresentative of an ancient Roman family, who owned a large palace in Assisi and a castle on the slope of Mount Subasio. Such at least is the traditional account. Her mother, Blessed. Ortolana, belonged to the noble family of Fiumi and was conspicuous for her zeal and piety. Learn more>>>

St. Clare Has Gone Digital!

Are you interested in the wonderful classes and study groups offered at St. Clare but don't have time to attend in person?  We have the solution -- a NEW 24/7 streaming video option! Learn more>>>

The Women's Guild

The Women's Guild will meet on Thursday, May 7th at 7 PM in the parish hall.

This month we are very pleased to have a speaker from DOVES, an organization which provides transitional housing for older victims of domestic violence.  This program is part of the Area Agency on Aging.  Read more >>>


Calling All Parish Youth - Altar Servers Needed

The Altar Server ministry is open to any boy or girl from 3rd grade to high school who has received both their First Communion and Confirmation.

The priests and deacons rely on the altar servers to help in the Celebration of the Mass. Parent permission is required and you will receive training from our experienced adult staff along with Fr. Nicholas.  For additional information / online application click HERE.

St. Joseph's Youth Camp

Founded by the Knights of Columbus
Located just 23 miles SE of Flagstaff!

6 days and 6 nights to enjoy the great outdoors! Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking, Archery, Telescope & Campfire nights, Food, Lodging, Camp T-shirt, DVD of the week’s activities and much more!  Opening sessions are on the website.

Kids ages 8-15 who Register before April 30th can save $50. Early Registration is $498; after April 30th $548.

Teens ages 15-17 can train to be Camp counselors. Training includes CPR, Safe Environment, and Camp Environment programs. Opportunities available to earn Community Service Hours. $198 for Training Week.

To learn more: or to Register Now.  E-mail:  or call: 480-449-0848.

2015 Charity and Development Appeal

Thank you to the 533 families who have contributed $82,171 to the Charity and Development Appeal. Every gift and prayer is important to those that rely on CDA to provide services to the community.

It is not too late to make a gift to the CDA. Our parish has met out goal, but we would like to exceed it.  Please consider making your gift online today.  Learn more>>>

Faith should touch every corner of our lives. . .

Adult Catholics who desire to learn more about their faith are invited to participate in a variety of Adult Education and Formation experiences at St. Clare of Assisi. Adult formation supports growth in holiness, virtue, knowledge of the faith, and a strong sense of the sacramental and communal nature of the Church. We are never to old to learn and it's never too late to get started. We welcome you to join us to enhance and deepen your understanding of the Catholic faith.

To learn more about the current and upcoming studies click HERE.

If you are not Catholic and would like to learn more about the Catholic Church you are welcome to join us or click HERE and discover a beautiful faith in the Catholic Church.

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Our Parish Mission Statement

A Message from Fr. Hans

To live the Gospel of Jesus Christ without compromise. Read more


Monday - Friday   8am
Wednesday   7pm
Saturday   4pm
Sunday   7am, 9am, 11am, 5pm


Monday 5pm - 6pm (except office holidays)
Saturday   2:45pm - 3:45pm
By Appointment - call office
(623) 546-3444

Winter Office Hours

Monday-Thursday   9am - 5pm
Friday   9am - 3pm
Closed for Lunch   Noon - 1pm
Saturday-Sunday   Closed

Emergency Assistance Hotline

St. Vincent de Paul Society (623) 975-5617





Parish News


If you would like to complete your Baptism Commitment and Faith Formation, you might be interested in attending the Parish Confirmation Program. If interested, please call the Parish Office (623-546-3444) and set-up an appointment with Deacon Joe Badame.


There will be a session held April 25, 9:00a to 10:15a, in the church. This will be the LAST SESSION until the fall. If you do not attend this last session, you will be unable to serve until you attend training in September.

Broadcast Live from Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral - Sundays 9 a.m.



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