Posts Tagged ‘hermit’

20 year old NZ woman becomes a hermit in Ireland

Monday, May 20th, 2019

A New Zealand woman has become just the second person to join an order of nuns who maintain a vow of silence and live as hermits in west Cork. Sr Anne Marie, formerly known as Hannah Loeman, professed her vows before Tridentine priest, Fr Thomas Le Gal and her fellow nun, Mother Irene. “I arrived here Read more

Hermit Carmelite has not spoken for 16 years but she has a message

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Sister Miriam belongs to the community of nuns in the Carmelite Convent of Merciful Love in the Polish city of Szczecin. She is a hermit and she has not spoken for 16 years. What is her message? We can read it in her publications and learn about it from those who have met her? Read Read more

Catholic deacon given job of hermit at 350-year-old cliffside retreat

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

A Catholic deacon has won a competition to live in one of central Europe’s last hermitages, beating 50 other applicants to occupy a 350-year-old cliffside cell above a small Austrian town. Stan Vanuytrecht, 58, responded to an advertisement placed by Fr Alois Moser, which asked for someone with a “connection to Christian belief” and “at Read more