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Friday, October 26, 2007

Where are such nuns to be found?

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A pioneer of nursing in the 19th century, she made her first Communion in the English Convent in Bruges.

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My house shall be called a house of prayer but you have turned it into a den of....

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The Royal Monastery of the Berlaymont.

First displaced by French revolutionaries from a site near the Cathedral now occupied by bankers of the Belgian National Bank. This was their new monastery.

Then displaced from this site by the bureaucrats of everyone's favorite organisation, the European Commission

Much of the history of the convent in French, including pictures of the sad modern buildings that they now occupy near Waterloo.

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