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Martina Purdy

Ex BBC journalist talks about faith after the convent

“I didn’t lose everything in one day – I didn’t lose my faith, I didn’t lose my hope and I didn’t lose God’s love for me” - Martina Purdy.


Ex BBC journalist among nuns forced to leave religious order

Martina Purdy explained that junior professed Sisters with the Adoration Réparatrice had been informed that they would not be able to proceed to final vows because the congregation had “grown too small and fragile”.


Former BBC journalist turned nun receives the veil

Martina Purdy and former family lawyer Elaine Kelly embark on the next stage of their journey into religious life, as Adoration Sisters welcome new postulant.


Well known NI journalist quits BBC for religious life

"It is a decision that I have not come to lightly, but it is one that I make with love and great joy" - Martina Purdy.

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