In February, the four nuns
, who were presently attached to the Kuruvilangad Convent, were transferred to four different places in the country.
However the report cited the nuns
as saying that an elderly member of the order had been tricked by Wei into signing promissory notes for additional debt that the nuns
did not owe him and that they ultimately were unable to repay.
Meanwhile, Father James Erthayil of the congregation Carmelites of Mary Immaculate tried to intervene, telephoning the nun
to offer land, building and safety if she dropped the case.
As part of her preparation and research to portray Sister Irene, Taissa Farmiga watched 'The Nun
's Story,' starring Audrey Hepburn.
There are a number of nuns
who are constantly in grave danger because of the institution they represent and their work with the marginalized and the downtrodden.
set was blessed to keep demons away - but director tells of 'Romanian soldiers' ghosts'
During adoration, the nuns
wore malong cloaks, they sang local songs, they adapted to the spirit of the place.
During the course of their interviews, the nuns
discuss the monastic lifestyle, relationships with family members, and the centrality of prayer in their lives.
Anne Winston-Allen surveys the absolutely astonishing scribal production by these late-medieval nuns
, who copied whole libraries, illuminated dozens if not hundreds of books, and introduced much creative innovation in style and practice.
In the introduction to her 2014 book, Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns
, Reese writes that the call to leave the secular world and embrace a cloistered existence was, for many, quite unexpected: "It defied their God-given temperaments.
There are several ways to participate in Thank A Nun
One of comedians Hale and Pace's popular TV show sketches in 1997 was The Nun