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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Idaho hermit-nuns

The Boise Weekly-funded project, “Searching for Quartzburg, which describes its purpose as “investigating the identities of dreamers, visionaries, eccentrics, hermits” of Idaho, offers a 6+ minute audio podcast titled “Hermit Nun.” The profile features Sister Rebecca and Sister Beverly, who live in the Mesa, Idaho Marymount Hermitage. URLs: “Hermit Nun” page of Searching for Quartzburg: […]

Charles Brandt, Canada hermit-priest

Short piece from the Vancouver, BC media site North Island Midweek, about Charles Brandt, a Catholic “hermit-priest.” Fr. Brandt is an 88-year old book conservator and photographer who lives in a hermitage off the Oyster River in a Vancouver wilderness. He was originally a Trappist. Writer Stephen Hume, who features Brandt in a chapter of […]

NY hermit Rondeau – audio

“Adirondack Attic,” a feature of public radio station NCPR (Canton, New York), relates local history of New York State’s “North Country.” One recent segment describes Adirondack hermit Noah John Rondeau and presents audio from a 1959 radio interview with the “Hermit of Cold River.” URL: