Catriona Allan

The former Warden of the House of Prayer, Catriona Allan, entered the Community of the Adorers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus under the Rule of St Benedict at Tyburn in London in December 2002. She made her first profession on 25th June 2005 as Sister Mary Colmcille. She later moved to Rome and spent two years with four other Sisters at Monastero Madonna dell'Eucaristia, a new community house on the Via Aurelia near the Vatican. She returned to Scotland in December 2008 and after a few weeks with the community of Tyburn Sisters at the Benedictine convent in Largs, Ayrshire, returned to Tyburn, where she made her final monastic profession on 10th March 2009, supported by members of her family, Sister Jean and other friends from Iona. In the summer of 2009 she moved back to the convent in Largs. She is now at St Benedict's Priory, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland.