Sister Clare. Data di nascita: 14/11/1982, Derry (Irlanda del Nord) Data di ingresso nelle Serve: 11/08/2001 Data dei voti perpetui: 08/09/2010 Data di morte: 16/04/2016, Playa Prieta (Ecuador)  In 2020, miracles were attributed to her and there were calls for her to be made a saint. Sr. Clare began to show her special gift to reach the souls of children and young people, teaching them the truth and the love of the Lord, guiding them in the personal process to heal their interior wounds. At the age of 15, she had already been contracted to host a show for young people on Channel 4 – one of the biggest in the United Kingdom - and at the age of 17, the American channel Nickelodeon had shown interest in her. (http://www.revistaecclesia.com/ciento-uno-clare-jose-luis-restan/) - Cristina López Schlichting (2016, April 30). Milan, Italy. 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Under the scorching sun or in the torrential rains, the Sisters visit the impoverished houses in the rural area to evaluate the basic needs of each family and thus be able to give them Jesus Christ and the hope of Eternal Life, together with food baskets, medicine, and many other solutions to their material problems. They cultivate the land with ancestral methods and live in great poverty. (https://www.sisterclare.com/multimedia/film) - Earthquake in Ecuador (2016, April 20). (…) There was an example that Sr. Clare used a lot, which helped her to place her life in God’s hands. Neither her family’s pleas, nor her manager’s promises could stop her. She died due to multiple injuries, in a community of Riochico, Portoviejo, Ecuador. For that reason, as soon as the water level began to recede, the Sisters got busy cleaning and trying to fix the disaster. Why hasn’t anyone ever told me this before?” Clare had understood how much the Lord loved her and how much He had done for her. La casa se derrumbó por completo, muriendo entre los escombros una hermana profesa, la Hna. Pontifical Mission Societies. It was so catchy.”. Ecuador earthquake: Irish nun Sister Clare Crockett died trying to help others escape. The heavy quake caused the building to collapse, with four Sisters and seven girls inside. On April 16th in the Holy Mother Church, we celebrated the birthday of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, but in small communities of religious and lay members alike, spread throughout the world, we got together to view the new film “All or Nothing” to remember Sister Clare Crockett who was a Servant Sister of the Home of the Mother, who was killed along with five candidates in an earthquake … There was practically no knowledge of the faith even in the villages which had occasionally received a visit from a priest and whose inhabitants were baptized. Very convinced, Sr. Clare had said, “Why should I be afraid of death, if I’m going to go with the One I have longed to be with my whole life?”. This time her superior was Sr. Ana Maria Lapeña, who very accurately sums up Sr. Clare’s spirituality in these words, “She gave everything with a great sense of humor.” Sr. Ana Maria admires to this day Sr. Clare’s obedience and affirms, “I still do not know what things she liked to do and what things were hard for her. I didn’t have the strength to break with all these things, because I didn’t ask the Lord to help me.”. Sr. Clare was born on November 14, 1982, in Derry, Northern Ireland. She wanted to become a famous actress after a role in the film Sunday, directed by Charles McDougall, which describes the 1972 Bloody Sunday massacre in Northern Ireland. The parish priest, Fr. Rome, Italy. Her way of singing reflected the way she lived. They remember her singing and singing, even to the point of losing her voice, and, even then, she continued to sing, in spite of the heat, fatigue, and migraines.  Also in 2020, a sister in her religious order has written a biography of her. Cantabria, Spain. Official Website of the Home of the Mother. (https://www.homeofthemother.org/news/2016/1263-april/7471-earthquake-in-ecuador) - Sr. Clare’s Testimony in Video (2016, April 25).  Madrid, Spain. There, the Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother direct a residence for girls that come from families in difficulty. Clare Crockett, Actress: Sunday. The sisters began pastoral work at Assumption Parish and School. Clare Teresa Crockett (14 November 1982 – 16 April 2016) was a Catholic nun and ex actress from Northern Ireland.. (http://www.tracce.it/?id=371&id_n=53711) - Nicola Ferrante (2016, April 21). Several times throughout the year, the Communities of Servant Sisters and Brothers of the Home of the Mother, along with a group of young people, would visit Puyo, located in the Ecuadorian Amazon, to evangelize. Revista Super Gesto. The work was hard, because, as the water subsided, it left several layers of mud. She was looking for sun and boys in Spain, and she found herself with a group of people who were celebrating intensely the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord. When the service was over, a sister found her crying as she repeated, “He died for me. Sr. Clare and the group of young women who passed away were on the first floor. Hours later she was found lifeless under the rubble. Suor Clare Maria della Trinità e del Cuore di Maria. She worked in Spain, United States and Ecuador and was well-known for her exceptional interpersonal skills. Madrid, Spain. News Tv2000. Official Website of the Home of the Mother. Suor Clare”. Rivista Tracce. The Servant Sisters had only been in Guayaquil for one year. During the Good Friday liturgy, the faithful adore and kiss the Crucifix. After a brief career as a presenter and actress, she became a religious sister in the Sister Servants of the Home of the Mother in 2001, taking final vows in 2010. She seemed both joyful and superficial. Official Website of the Home of the Mother. This was the first wound in need of healing. They were also worried about the many poor families in the area that had lost everything, or almost everything, as a result of the floods. Once you had been with her, you knew you had to pick up that same enthusiasm. With the bloody struggles for Northern Ireland’s independence from the United Kingdom, the difficult atmosphere in Derry, her hometown, had wounded her heart deeply. Cantabria, Spain. The Home of the Mother is willing to remove any photograph or image published on this website if an adult, parent or legal guardian does not desire himself or his children to appear on the website. The house collapsed completely, causing the death of a professed sister, Sr. Clare Crockett and five young women who were in their first steps of formation as Servant Sisters: Jazmina, Mayra, Maria Augusta, Valeria and Catalina. Fred Parke, explains, “The children picked up on the enthusiasm that she had for the Eucharist. Clare joined them. It was a difficult apostolate, and it required a constant self-forgetfulness to try and understand the heart of each patient to guide them in the last moments of their lives. “Clare Crockett”. On April 16th, 2016, there was a strong earthquake in Manabí (Ecuador), where there is a community of Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother. Only five were rescued alive. (https://www.omp.es/una-larga-ovacion-a-la-vida-de-la-hermana-clare/) - Fernández González, Concha (May-August 2018). She passed away during the earthquake in Playa Prieta on April 16, 2016. Pontifical Mission Societies. Spain. 14-15. They put on retreats, summer camps, weekly formation meetings, etc. Her zeal for souls, especially those of the youth, was immense. When she was still very young and with many things to learn, she arrived at her first assignment in the community at Belmonte, in Cuenca, Spain. I continued with my friends, with my boyfriend. During the month-long spiritual exercises that she made during her novitiate, she received a grace to comprehend what the Lord had said one day to Saint Catherine of Siena: “You are the one who is not, and I am He who is.” It was something that transformed her interiorly and helped her, as she matured humanly and spiritually, to put the many gifts with which she was endowed at the Lord’s service for evangelization.