The Blogging Nuns

November 28th, 2006 by katherine

nun_woodcutWhat would a nun have to confess? Apparently, plenty. An article by Tony Allen-Mills in today’s Times UK comments on an upsurge in blogging from the cloisters.

“Yesterday three of us went and played mini-golf. We had a blast,” writes Sarah, a 26-year-old Benedictine novice whose weblog, The Ear of Your Heart, discusses everything from the teachings of Jesus to cooking tofu stir-fry.

They have become known as the “sister bloggers”, a network of nuns around the world whose online diaries are providing insights into previously closeted lives.

With disarming enthusiasm and intriguing frankness, dozens of nuns of all ages are contributing to a revival of American interest in life behind convent walls.

Curious about the blogging nuns? Start your exploring at The Ear of Your Heart, here.

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