Attila the Nun

Sister Agnes (Priscilla Lopez) was a streetwise nun who worked with the poor in a downtown Baltimore mission on the sitcom IN THE BEGINNING/CBS/1978.

When Father Daniel McCleary (McLean Stevenson) was assigned to work with her, their philosophies clashed and he soon labeled her “Attila the Nun.”

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Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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