Media playback is unsupported on your device

Becoming a nun 'seemed so radical'

25 October 2011 Last updated at 09:36 BST

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.