The Sisterhood Symbols & Objects

Helen Bryan
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Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is the intended destination of the mission convent, but the nuns' ship is lost in a storm and shipwrecked in South America, symbolizing the strength of God's will.

Swallows

Jesus sculpts swallows from clay after bringing Salome back to life. Later, swallows protect Salome. Swallows are also found in South America in the location that Las Golondrinas de Los Andes is built, and they serve as a symbol from God.

Chronicle

The Chronicle contains the Gospel of Salome (the reason for the Catholic Church's persecution of Las Golondrinas) as well as the convent's history and stories of the girls they help. It is a symbol of the convent's history and their alternate version of male-dominated Christianity.

Foundress's Medal

Given to Salome by her brother Jesus, the Foundress's medal is a sacred relic to Las Golondrinas. It works a miracle for Esperanza's sick daughter...

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