An illustrated history of the Benedictine nuns of Ryde.
With 224 pages and illustrated throughout with high quality archive and contemporary images, In the Heart of Christ traces the story of the Benedictine nuns of St Cecilia’s Abbey from its early 17th century roots through the vicissitudes of revolution and war to the present day. Designed and printed to the highest production standard, it provides a fascinating window into the cloister, with insights into the life, work, joy, and humour of an enclosed monastic community.
Saint Michael’s Abbey Press, 2010. Softcover, 224 pp.