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An Italian Monastery Becomes a Fashion Destination for Brides in a Frugal Era

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St. Rita's Monastery

Brides who cannot afford a wedding dress come to St. Rita’s monastery in Cascia, Italy. The monastery — once home to St. Rita, an abused bride and a widow before becoming a nun about 600 years ago — has long been a pilgrimage site for Italian women, who come to pray to the saint to protect their marriages. Read more from The New York Times here: An Italian Monastery Becomes a Fashion Destination for Brides in a Frugal Era

St-Rita's Monastery