Novices studying to become cloistered nuns take a break from their prayers at Santa Catalina Convent to sing in the garden.
The young, cloistered nuns never leave convent grounds and live a life of contemplation in Arequipa, Peru. Older nuns allow the young women free time once a day to help them adjust to the cloistered, regimented life. Having just left their families they will never see again, the vow of commitment the novices take is a serious lifelong decision.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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