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Catholic Women Religious Order | Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth | United States: Franciscan Religious
"Praise and bless my Lord, and give him thanks, and serve him with great humility" - St Francis of Assisi
Mother of the Eucharist chapel
enjoying a sunny afternoon
first profession joy
receiving the cross at the entrance ceremony
hair cutting ceremony at investiture
the questioning during first profession Mass
Mother Guardian receives the vows at first profession
First profession ceremony- the changing of the veil from white to black
the embrace after vows
the profession candles
opening procession for final vows
Final profession Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Bastess PA
first profession Mass
the brides cuts the cake
enjoying the fall weather
"Peppe, you can't propose to me! I just got married!"
" Oh, dear. I think I broke his heart."
"You are espoused to me forever..."
prostration during the litany of the saints
Candle lighting for the witnesses to the final vows
Final profession in the hands of Mother General
Crowning with thorns at final vows
Request for final vows
Final vows embrace
signing of the vows on the altar of sacrifice
Final vows Mass with Bishop Joseph Bambera, ordinary of the Scranton Diocese
Mother General's welcome to new solemnly professed
Mother General lights candle of new finally professed, symbol of the prudent virgins
procession from the final vows Mass
Sr. greeting her family members and "Sister" sister!
Our whole family celebrates our final vows!
final vows celebration with our family, priest friends and benefactors
final vows is a communal gift!
our homemade Pascal candle
a novice and her novice mistress
praying for our priests
Welcome to our second gallery!
some of the priests who have celebrated Mass for us at the convent
Sister with Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Diocese of Providence
Lighting candles at the Easter Vigil
the beautiful fall colors
Candidacy is quite exciting!
Our German Shepherd Lady Cyra
Going to chapel to pray the Divine Office
Sister with Mama Seton
A walk through the flowers
The orchard in bloom
Singing with youth at a confirmation retreat
Come to rural PA!
Mother General and Mother Vicar
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