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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convents_in_early_modern_Europe

Convents in early modern Europe (1500–1800) absorbed many unmarried and disabled ... The Catholic Church targeted prostitutes for convent life or helped them marry, in the hope that the women would leave their sinful lives. By serving  ...

www.oprah.com/oprahshow/lisa-ling-goes-inside-a-convent

Feb 9, 2010 ... They're young and gave up sex, careers and having children to become nuns. Lisa Ling goes inside a real-life convent.

www.christianitytoday.com/history/issues/issue-30/inside-convent.html

Clare of Assisi accepted the cloistering of her convent, but she fought throughout her long life to maintain her privilege of Franciscan poverty. Hers was the only ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/24/nuns-increase-recruits-numbers-women-catholic-convent-life

Apr 24, 2015 ... Sister Gemma Simmonds was being interviewed on radio about her life with the Congregation of Jesus when she was asked, in rather solemn ...

www.oxfordamerican.org/magazine/item/280-the-secret-life-of-nuns

Aug 25, 2013 ... This is some anonymous suburban home—not the stuff of my girlhood fantasies of convent life. The only romantic flourish, the one reminder of ...

www.lordsandladies.org/medieval-convent-nunnery.htm

Middle Ages era, period, life, age and times; The Medieval Convent or Nunnery layout and buildings; Buildings and Rooms in a Medieval Convent or Nunnery ...

www.maryroseshaughnessy.info/Herstory/Convent%20Years.htm

I imagined that the full life that I had begun at St. Mary's would carry over into the convent life, where I would be able to continue to study and eventually to teach.

www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2518262/Extroverts-make-best-nuns-A-rare-insight-cloistered-lives-silent-sisters-Londons-Tyburn-Convent.html

Dec 7, 2013 ... 'Convent life is hard, just like a marriage or job is hard. And unfortunately there is a different mentality these days,' continues Mother Matthias.

anunslife.org/how-to-become-a-nun

It may be a radical shift to a different way of life than you imagined for ... attend Mass or a prayer service at a religious community's Motherhouse or convent ...

www.newadvent.org/cathen/04340c.htm

The life lived by the inmates of a convent naturally varies in its details, according to ... Convents are often roughly divided into two classes, strictly enclosed and ...