The protagonist is a Carmelite nun who is gifted with visions and who writes inspiring poetry about them.
she became a nun
While this nuptial dimension belongs to the entire Church by reason of our baptism, the cloistered nun is consecrated to be an icon of this reality.
One of mother's aunts was a nun in the Sisters of the Holy Family, a black order in New Orleans.
Not long afterward, she converted to Christianity and became a Carmelite nun .
A square window in a stark white door slides open, framing a nurse in a white room wearing a white nunlike getup.
A Jesuit uncle, then chaplain to the Seattle community of Carmelite nuns , made an emergency appeal for prayers.
Like Whitby in Northumbria, several of the Kentish minsters had been double houses, comprising communities of nuns and monks ruled by an abbess.
During the 500's, Saint Benedict of Nursia established monasteries where monks and nuns lived in separate communities.
He was especially well known among the religious sisters, the nuns of that time.