‘An Unquenchable Thirst: A Memoir’ by Mary Johnson
May 19, 2013
“An Unquenchable Thirst: A Memoir” is a personal account of Mary Johnson’s time spent in the Missionaries of Charity.
A devoted member of 20 years, Johnson opens up her life to readers in order to let them see why she eventually decided to leave her sisters.
Each page offers explanations as to how simple tasks could be the most complex and difficult experiences.
Stifled by strict regulations and rules, Johnson recollects upon her affair with a priest and outlines her journey away from her original beliefs and previously held values.
Her memoir offers an inside look on what it was like for her as a nun.