Corridors and Convictions

One nun's departure from her convent after 53 years of devotion.

Sister Mary Bernard in her room praying the rosary. Photo by Julie Grace Immink

Sister Mary Bernard’s dedication and austerity are still discernible in her new space. No longer permitted to wear her religious habit, her attire is still modest. She is wearing a button-up blouse and a floor-length skirt when she teaches me how to pray with her rosary beads. A twin bed…

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Documentary Photographer + Writer based in Milwaukee. Find me kayaking the wilds of the Midwest or talking to strangers (the stranger the better)

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Julie Grace Immink

Documentary Photographer + Writer based in Milwaukee. Find me kayaking the wilds of the Midwest or talking to strangers (the stranger the better)