Come to the National Seminary in Maynooth, Co Kildare! A train ride form Dublin. We have the most beautiful College Chapel in the world!
Yes, the habit was lovely to see, wonderful to sketch, and hell to wear. I wore it. I know of what I speak. It was heavy--20 lbs, and in New Orleans it never dried out, caused constant prickly heat, and I got pneumonia once just wearing all that wool. The cornette rubbed one's ears raw--caused deafness in other Sisters.