By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
6/23/2014 (1 year ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
After a career and lifestyle that would be the envy of anyone, Spanish model and actress Olalla Oliveros walked away from her hectic and glamorous lifestyle in order to become a nun. A face at onetime seen on countless billboards across Spain is now adorned with blue sackcloth and veil.
Olalla Oliveros took the veil after she had a reoccurring vision of herself dressed as a nun.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Joining the Order of Saint Michael and becoming a nun, she says she made the decision after an "earthquake" moment during a visit to The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima in Portugal.
"The Lord is never wrong. He asked if I will follow him, and I could not refuse," the normally reluctant Oliveros told the National Catholic Register.
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After an 'earthquake' visit to a shrine in Portugal, Oliveros (second from right) joined the Order of Saint Michael changing her name to Sister Olalla del Si de Maria.
"I want to be a model that promotes the true dignity of women and not their being used for commercial purposes," Oliveros says.
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