Posts Tagged ‘novices’

One former inmate of a monastery once told how he got out of the daily ritual of the scourging by claiming he enjoyed it. It was the beginning if his disillusionment with cloistered life and unsurprisingly he moved on. Another story, which may be apocryphal, has a former nun trying to pull the same wheeze […]


A few months back this post was found on one of the boards. It had been hoped that more might have been forthcoming about this, but it had evidentially been posted in 2001 and that particular board is now gone.   “I had always been fascinated by corporal punishment, so when at the age of […]