Nuns in bathing suits
I never knew there used to be a pool on their grounds because it is completely covered by grass! When you go to the beach you wear a bathing suit. If I want to go on the beach naked it's forbidden - I cannot. Paul, some cloistered nuns never swim at all, while those of other orders may choose to wear fairly modern suits. We are not going to parade nuns in bathing suits…But being ugly is not a requirement for becoming a nun. Depending on the region and the specific group, Nolt said, families will sometimes go to the beach but not necessarily swim. July 21, Updated:
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Beauty contest for nuns in Italy
According to Steven Nolt, a professor of Anabaptist studies at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, most of these groups "discourage or completely prohibit mixed-gender swimming. He is asking nuns to send their photos to him, saying that internet users will then choose the winner. It will be up to each entrant to decide how they pose in a traditional veil or with their head uncovered. Catholic Online Email Email with Catholic feel. Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, Pope Francis said Sunday, but this season also requires a "journey of conversion.
BBC NEWS | Europe | Priest to hold nun beauty pageant
As to people having less-than-optimal experiences with nuns, that describes the nuns my parents and grandparents knew. An Italian priest and theologian says he is organising an online beauty pageant for nuns to give them more visibility within the Catholic Church and to fight the stereotype that they are all old and dour. Recent Comments View the discussion thread. The nuns I had as instructors in nursing school wore white uniforms to work and street clothes including tight jeans when off-duty. This is not to say that she was very mean. Videos purport to show destruction of Utah arch and hoodoo — but a clue in the background shows they may be fake. In fact, the counsellor said I was losing myself as a young adult… and after I left the order I have to agree that is what I saw in myself and other young adults who join have happen.
Click images to enlarge. Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. She did say that they used bathing caps. The sister then explained she was a Roman Catholic nun! Posted March 15, It mattered then what people wore.