Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B. is a Benedictine nun who has celebrated over 50 years of vowed life. Before entering the religious life, she was a prominent actress who made ten films in five years, starring with some of the most famous leading men of the time, including Elvis Presley! In the early 1960s, she surprised many in Hollywood when she entered the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut, where she has served her monastic community for many years. She has held positions of authority as Prioress, member of the Council, and Dean of Education.
Mother Dolores has written the acclaimed autobiography The Ear of the Heart: An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows.