Claire Dwyer

Claire works for the Avila Foundation as editor and contributor of their website spiritualdirection.com. Her work is also featured on various Catholic sites including Catholicmom.com, Endowgroups.org, and The National Catholic Register, and on her own blog, eventhesparrow.com. She speaks frequently on the topics of saints, spirituality, respect for life, and the mission and vocation of women in the Church today. Claire has led a large women’s study group at her Phoenix parish for the last six years and has a passion for helping women see the beauty and possibility in their own interior lives and their unrepeatable place in the Church. She has a degree in Theology from Franciscan University and is now a student in the Avila Institute’s graduate program in Spiritual Theology. Most importantly, she has been married for 22 years to her husband Delaney and they have six children: Joseph, John Paul, Mary Grace, Daniel, Gemma, and Justin, all of whom keep them on their toes – and on their knees.

Articles By Claire Dwyer

The Custom Made Cross

When God chooses our penance, it is far more powerful than any cross we pick up ourselves. Claire Dwyer reflects on passive purification.

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Friends in Heaven: This Present Paradise, Part 17

“Grilles, distance, time, nothing, it seems to me, will be able to separate our souls; for we love each other in God, and in Him, there is no separation!” Claire Dwyer shares on St. Elizabeth of the Trinity and the Communion of Saints.

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