Sister Maria Teresa chose to dedicate her life to God, becoming a cloistered nun at the age of 21, one from a series for the article "Radical Love, The Promise," December 10, 2011. Now 24, she has spent the past three years leading a hidden life of prayer and ritual, shielded from the outside world in order to focus on the spiritual realm, and a higher calling of praying to save all souls.
British Journal of Photography
Sister Maria Teresa rehearses prostrating in preparation for her First Profession ceremony the next morning, one from a series for the article "Radical Love, The Promise," December 10, 2011. First Profession is one of two ritual ceremonies that will seal her marriage to God.