Becoming a nun 'seemed so radical'


Sister Jacinta grew up in Northampton. She joined the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal in her late 20s - one of Britain's most youthful religious communities. She speaks about how her initial desire to become a nun was tempered by fear of how it would change her life.

Young Nuns is broadcast on BBC One at 22:35 BST on Tuesday 25 October. Watch (UK only) online afterwards at the above link.

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