art & beauty & life

Dec 28, 2018

Sister Wendy Beckett, internationally appreciated for her ability to help the world to know and appreciate God in the beauty of art, died yesterday aged 88.

She has lived as a hermit in the grounds of her English Carmelite convent for three decades. One news report says that she lives in “isolation” but she would never say that of herself. As these brief clips below show the heart of her life was relationship with God and therefore she was never alone.

In the interview (in several parts) Sr. Wendy talks about God, prayer, beauty, sexuality unique call, all being an essential part of the meaning of life.

May she Rest in Peace.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

Part Five

Part Six

1 Comment

  1. R.I.P. Sister Wendy Beckett …… Angel of our time.
    Wendy’s transcendent consciousness gifted her the ability to see and know the otherwise unfathomable – her narration offered us all profound perspectives of life and love.
    Thank you, Father John, for sharing this phenomonal ‘epic odyssey’ of all things human and divine +


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