And Then There Were Nuns: Adventures in a Cloistered Life

And Then There Were Nuns: Adventures in a Cloistered Life

by Jane Christmas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553657996
Publisher: Greystone Books
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 438,825
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jane Christmas is an acclaimed Canadian writer of travel memoirs: Incontinent on the Continent (2009 - aging mother and daughter travel to Italy), and What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim (2007 - "equal parts Nora Ephron and Bill Bryson"; "relentlessly smarter, funnier and holier than thou"). She now lives in Devon in the UK.

Table of Contents

1 In the Beginning, There Was a Proposal 1

2 At a Crossroads 21

The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine

3 Battling Demons 85

Quarr Abbey

4 An Invalid Religion 131

St. Cecilia's Abbey

5 The Cloistered Castle 163

Order of the Holy Paraclete

6 The Winter Desert 215

Order of the Holy Paraclete

7 When Silence Knocks 257

Order of the Holy Paraclete

Epilogue 279

Acknowledgements 291

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