By Mary Judith Ress
missionary to Chile—just in time to witness the overthrow of the socialist
government of Salvador Allende. within the aftermath of the brutal military
coup, the priest she works with is murdered and he or she herself is the target
Burned out, grieving over the lack of her compañero, Alfredo, and no
longer the younger nun who had set out so enthusiastically to convey God’s
word to the Chilean humans six years previous, Meg accepts an invitation
from her mom improved to paintings in El Salvador the place she is going to subscribe to Theo,
her top good friend from Novitiate days, and her former beginner Mistress “Queen
Mum.” Smugly feeling she is now a savvy missionary, Meg is quickly set
straight via Theo who tells her a completely diverse revolution is taking
place in El Salvador. Fed via Biblical refl ection instead of through Marxist
analysis, Meg is quickly stuck up in occasions that convey progressive forces
to a head.
As Meg—a girl stressed via her vow of chastity—struggles with her
religious vocation to serve the terrible, she by some means manages to fi nd love
and peace within the rawness of life."
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Blood Flowers by Mary Judith Ress