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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: