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Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its followers are struggling with huge changes. The Pope has died, there is war in Vietnam and mandatory conscription, there is the Vatican controversy on abortion and contraception, and the changing face of the Church as a whole. Told in six parts, Diane faces her own demons and has to finally decide if she can teach what the Church preaches, or if it's simply impossible for her to reconcile all the contradictions of the faith and uphold her vow of obedience.

  1. Penny Chapman

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Series Cast

  1. Brenda Fricker as Sister Agnes

    Brenda Fricker

    Sister Agnes

    6 Episodes

  2. Sandy Gore as Mother Ambrose

    Sandy Gore

    Mother Ambrose

    6 Episodes

  3. Josephine Byrnes as Sister Catherine

    Josephine Byrnes

    Sister Catherine

    6 Episodes

  4. Lisa Hensley as Sister Paul

    Lisa Hensley

    Sister Paul

    6 Episodes

  5. Beth Champion as Sister Clare

    Beth Champion

    Sister Clare

    6 Episodes

  6. Joy Hruby

    Sister Polycarp

    6 Episodes

  7. Connie Hobbs

    Sister Pierre

    6 Episodes

  8. Ann Fay

    Sister Innocent

    6 Episodes

  9. Michelle Pettigrove as Sister Francine

    Michelle Pettigrove

    Sister Francine

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1991 • 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Brides of Christ premiered on September 4, 1991.

Catherine

(1x6, October 9, 1991) Season Finale

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

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