It’s easy to become sentimental about the beauty of the holy habit, so here instead is a little tribute to the ones that are… kind of oddball. I’m not talking about things that are unusual-but-cool, like

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

 

 

 

but more like

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Congregation of Notre Dame de Montreal)

 

 

 

 

(School Sisters of Notre Dame)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Sisters of Misericorde)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Holy Cross Sisters – well, they had to be in here somewhere!)

and my personal favourite…

 

 

 

 

 

(Sisters of Providence of St Vincent de Paul. They were still wearing this habit in 1954.)

Have a good day, Leonie’s Ladies!

Image credits:

Most of these images were found on Pinterest, pinned by Dawn Southall and zakony-na-swiecie.blogspot.com.