Gallery 2

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Welcome to our second gallery!

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Entrance ceremony

veil entrance

receiving the cross at the entrance ceremony

postulant

postulancy

hair cutting ceremony

hair cutting ceremony at investiture

questioning vows

the questioning during first profession Mass

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Mother Guardian receives the vows at first profession

veil changing

the changing of the veil

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First profession ceremony- the changing of the veil from white to black

fall sister and novice

a novice with her novice mistress

embrace vows

the embrace after vows

vows priests

first profession Mass

sr theresa sr angela

newly professed with Mother General

peppe shake 1

"Peppe, you can't propose to me! I just got married!"

peppe shake 2

" Oh, dear. I think I broke his heart."

sr. c and cl

Jesus is our spouse

juniors

Come, spouse of Christ!

wedding cake

the bride cuts the cake

cutting the cake

the brides cut the cake...

final vows profession

opening procession for final vows

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Final profession Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Bastess PA

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"You are espoused to me forever..."

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Request for final vows

prostration

prostration during the litany of the saints

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Candle lighting for the witnesses to the final vows

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Final profession in the hands of Mother General

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the receiving of the vows by Mother General

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Crowning with thorns at final vows

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Final vows embrace

final vows signing

signing of the vows on the altar of sacrifice

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Final vows Mass with Bishop Joseph Bambera, ordinary of the Scranton Diocese

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Solemn blessing

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Mother General's welcome to new solemnly professed

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Mother General lights candle of new finally professed, symbol of the prudent virgins

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procession from the final vows Mass

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Sr. greeting her family members and "Sister" sister!

kids final vows

Our whole family celebrates our final vows!

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final vows celebration with our family, priest friends and benefactors

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final vows is a communal gift!

final vwos cake

cake cutting at the final vows

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The joy of being professed!

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Finally professed with Mother General and Mother Vicar

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The brides cut the cake..again!

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Final vows in Immaculate Conception Church, Bastress PA

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Sister with Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Diocese of Providence

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Lighting candles at the Easter Vigil

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Kitchen laughs

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Candidacy is quite exciting!

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Camp "Cap" campfire fun!

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Our German Shepherd Lady Cyra

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Going to chapel to pray the Divine Office

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Decorating candles

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Sister with Mama Seton

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Welcome!

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Flower gardening

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A walk through the flowers

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Benediction during our Corpus Christi Procession

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The orchard in bloom

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Singing with youth at a confirmation retreat

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Sisters

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Come to rural PA!

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Our homemade pascal candle

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Preaching apostolate

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Mother General and Mother Vicar

2 sisters vows

Smile!

"Preach the gospel always, and when necessary, use words." - St Francis of Assisi

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Our German Shepherd Lady Cyra