A typical nuns bedroom


There were dorms, but full fledged nuns had their own houses, thus private bedrooms. Sometimes they had a student who lived with them. Sometimes a girl would be sent to the convent for schooling from the age of 6 until they turned 12 at which time they could stay as novices or return to their families.

About Gramma Barbie

I am first and foremost young at heart. I am proud to be a mother and grandmother. I have been a nurse since graduating from BCIT in 1974. I am now ready to also be known as a world traveller.
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