We are Poor Clare sisters. We were founded by St Clare of Assisi over 800 years ago. We are a cloistered community, living a Gospel life, that is, putting prayer into our world.
Mother Damian is our Abbess, here at Ty Mam Duw. We are a community of 13 sisters.
When I entered I found life very different to the life I lived in the world. At first it was not easy, postulants has many ups and downs. My first down was when I was sent to the laundry to help. The sisters started to pray the rosary and they asked me for a prayer intention and to start the next decade of the rosary. I was not use to praying with people and felt very out of place so I ran away, back to the noviciate, where I felt safe.
Praying with other people was something I had to learn. Each of us when called has to learn something new. Even though I have had many experiences like this one, I have never thought of exchanging this life for another. My life here at Ty Mam Duw is one of daily service in very ordinary things.
My motto for life is: Look up to heaven dear one, which calls us forward, for all things will be well in Jesus.
May you find a life that you would not exchange for all the gold in the world.