Below you will find our parishioner Joan Galles’ newest book review.Last time it was a book about the Pope, this time Joan takes her critical eye into the world of Broadway and the religious life:
Author: Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B. and Richard DeNeut
Title: THE EAR OF THE HEART, An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows
Mother Dolores Hart’s book is divided into two segments; the first regales us with tales of her early life which includes her stint as a movie and Broadway star; the second concerns her life in the convent, The Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut, where she is currently the prioress.Her co-author is a close friend from her Hollywood days who was the West Coast bureau chief for Globe Photos.She has maintained many close ties with the glitzy glamorous acting world.