Poor Clare nuns make vows of poverty, chastity, obedience, and enclosure. They seek anonymity and observe monastic silence.
Chosen (Custody of the Eyes) is a coming of age story about Heather*, a former blogger and painter, confronting what she believes is her calling: Becoming a cloistered nun in one of the strictest religious orders. Set within the Corpus Christi Monastery in Rockford, Illinois, Heather films her journey capturing both ordinary life and spiritual practices rarely seen by the outside world.
*Name changed to preserve the Poor Clare Colettine value of anonymity
We are not issuing tickets. We will have a list of names and the number of seats you purchased, and we will check you off as you enter the theater; you can bring your receipt, although that isn't necessary.
Directions: Nordlof Center / J.R. Sullivan Theater - 118 North Main St., IL Rockford, 61101 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west 6.5 miles on Business 20, which becomes one-way as Jefferson St., to Wyman (first street after the bridge over Rock River). Turn left (south) on Wyman to Mulberry. From I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main). North on IL 2 to the downtown area. (S. Main becomes Wyman, one-way north). Park in lots at Wyman and Mulberry.