With Thanks to Sister Wendy Beckett
This is the first year that I did not have a Christmas Card from Sr Wendy Beckett. Instead, I had a little note from Sr Stephanie, the Prioress of the Carmelite monastery at Quidenham to say that her health was failing, but that she was happy and at peace. She died on 26th December 2019.
Although she originally belonged to the teaching order of the Notre Dame sisters she became a hermit and lived in a rather primitive caravan in the grounds of the Carmelite monastery at Quidenham until her health deteriorated. I may well have met her in passing when