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In This House of Brede Setting & Symbolism

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Gold Clock

Penny Stevens takes a liking to this clock in Philippa's office and its chime. Philippa gives this clock to Penny on the day she announces she will be leaving for the monastery.

Brede Abbey

Brede Abbey is the monastery where Philippa chooses to reside and make her Solemn Profession. It is located in Sussex, England.

Westminster Cathedral

A church where ten years prior to her final step of joining to monastery Philippa sensed she was being drawn toward a life for Christ.

Stone Cross Interlaced with Thorns

This cross stands over the entrance of Brede Abbey's church. This symbol is said to be more than one thousand years old.

A crucifix

This ugly, oversized cross is a gift from a Yorkshire businessman moved by a book of poetry written by Dame Veronica. The crucifix is placed on the back wall of the proc's room where it...

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