Thursday, June 13, 2013

Celebrity Nun: Delores Hart



She's going on a book signing tour now.  CNS Story


So anyway...

This is an even better story:
A 105-year-old nun, who has been living in a monastery for 86 years, has died in Spain. Sister Teresita Barajuen, who belonged to the Buenafuente del Sistal monastery northeast of Madrid, is believed to be the world’s “longest-serving” cloistered nun.
Barajuen entered the monastery when she was 19-years-old – she said she never wanted to be a nun but yielded because of family pressure, AP reports. In 2011, she left the monastery for the first time in 40 years to meet retired Pope Benedict XVI, when he came to Madrid. She entered the order on his birthday, AP reports. - Source 

 

5 comments:

  1. After all that you'd think they could've taken her to see Liberace!

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    1. I think someone said she liked Sinatra better.

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  2. Just last week I attended a talk by Mother Dolores at the local Catholic bookstore. First the documentary was shown, then she answered questions about her life in Hollywood and the Abbey. It was delightful evening. She is a small woman, not more than 5 ft tall, and has a wondrous light in her eyes.

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    1. I love her - I've corresponded with her.

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  3. BTW - The Anchoress has a nice interview with M. Delores on her blog.

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