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As part of Scollen's rehabilitation, Grandin sent him to an Oblate noviciate in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, in order to animate his sentiment for religious life.
But the amateur inventor was equally attracted by religion and joined the Christian Brothers as a noviciate and taught in Limerick.
Marie Thompson interviewed noviciate turned musical performer, John Allan Cameron: "when I was growing up, the most important people in the community were the fiddler and the priest" (M.
For those who thought monastery documentary Into Great Silence was too frivolous, here's an Italian oddity about a man who, having lost touch with himself and life, enters a Jesuit noviciate in Venice to become "a person" again.
Upon graduating as primus in 1572, Lenaert dazzled the hopes of his family and friends for a second time by entering into the freshly grounded and still highly controversial Jesuit order that sent him to Sint-Omaars (Saint-Omer) for two years of noviciate training.