Carmelite Nuns: under the habit

Quidenham PuesA sense of tranquility at the Quidenham Carmelite Monastery is one you would expect of a Catholic convent where the nuns live in almost complete silence, and it’s certainly one that lingers… Most of the time.

However, I’m told it’s not always a placid and peaceful atmosphere within the walls of the cloisters, as under the habit of each nun lies a normal woman, like you and me. Listen to this podcast where Sister Stephanie tells me about the trials and tribulations of squabbles in silence:

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3 thoughts on “Carmelite Nuns: under the habit

  1. Lottie Gross Post author

    Reblogged this on lortusfleur and commented:

    No men? No sex? No children? No career?! No thanks! Listen to this podcast to find out how Carmelite Nuns in Norfolk cope with living in this all-female silent environment

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