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“God Is the Bigger Elvis”

Monday, April 02, 2012

Mother Dolores, the subject of the documentary “God Is the Bigger Elvis,” talks about deciding to become a cloistered nun. She was a rising star in Hollywood, recipient of Elvis Presley's first on camera kiss, starring with Montgomery Clift and Anna Magnini, engaged to be married, but she left Hollywood to enter the Abbey of Regina Laudis when she was 23. She describes the mysterious world inside the Abbey. “God Is the Bigger Elvis” premieres April 5 on HBO.

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Mother Dolores

Comments [3]

Peter Killeen

Mother:
I first saw you in Francis of Assisi. I'm a former Franciscan Friar and now a Port Authority of NY Police psychologist, and I'm always unsettled. You're an inspiration. Just saw HBO tonight and felt very fulfilled. I'm always struggling between this world and the spiritual world.

Thank you for your inspiration.

Peter Killeen

Apr. 05 2012 09:21 PM
Ed from Larchmont

Father Benedict Groeschel says hello!

Apr. 02 2012 01:26 PM
Ed from Larchmont

Mother Dolores needs contributions for repairs to her convent in Connecticut, if anyone wishes to help out.

Apr. 02 2012 06:05 AM

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