Passing through a corridor and up a staircase, the lay sister ushered Rita into an apartment of comfortable appearance.
The light fell on the face of the lay sister who opened the door to him.
Such things had happened before in the community, and the lay sister was not surprised.
"Your blessing, in the first place, holy mother," the lay sister answered.
"Sister Maria Addolorata may then rest a little," answered the lay sister, who rarely spoke.
"I wish to see the lady superior," he said to the lay sister at the wicket.
I am a lay sister belonging to the order of Jesuists in Stonyhurst, England, and wear this dagger to protect myself.
The Loudun business began with the prioress and a lay sister of hers.
The lay sister had long ago extinguished the hanging lamp, but Sister Paul saw the light streaming from Beatrice's open door.
The lay sister who managed the kitchen was surprised at this on such a day.