S. Francesco ordinis Sanctae Clarae
Community ID
 
2902
 
Diocese
 
Bologna
 
Region
 
Emilia-Romagna
 
Medieval Location
 
Porta Stefano (suburb)
 
Date Founded
 
1231
 
Date Terminated
 
1511
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Rule
 
Poor Clares
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded in 1231 by Giacomo Pizzolo.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

The original monastery was destroyed in 1511. The nuns eventually transferred to the abandoned Camaldolese convent of SS. Naborre & Felice. The nuns of S. Francesco come to be known by the name of their new house.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Much of this information is summarized from I monasteri femminili à Bologna tra il XIII e il XVII secolo.

 
Contributors
 
Sherri Johnson