Loud noises made her cry. In the summer, when it began to get dark, her friends would get upset because they knew it was time to go home. Colleen would sit on a swing in silence and watch the sun set.
Growing up, she kept a vegetable garden in her backyard. She had heard what happens to animals made into food for people.
At eighteen, Colleen entered a cloistered convent. She believed she could do the most for the world by praying for it from a distance and leaving no footprints on the earth.