"I was wasting my life dancing for men in clubs. The nights were filled with sex and alcohol. It was an empty life but I liked it because I was the centre of attention", said Sr Nobili. "But now my life has been transformed," she told La Repubblica. "I still dance but now I dance for God and I'm happy. All my choreography is dedicated to Him. My aim is to pray using my body."
According to the Telegraph she swapped string bikinis and high heels for a nun's habit after a visit to the shrine of St Francis in Assisi.