On October 1, feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Sr. Marie Paul Therese, made her First Profession of Vows in the hands of our Reverend Mother Prioress, Mother Lutgardis, within the Mass presided by our Carmelite confessor, Fr. Paul De Bois.
Signing her profession document before giving to the presider, who in turn lays it on the altar.
prostrating on the ground while the community sings the Te Deum
Father hands her the Cross as a sign of her being abride of Christ
and a copy of our Rule and Contsitutions.
Everyone embraces the bride while we sing the Magnificat.
Sr. Luisa and Sr. Socoro accompanying with guitar and flute
the offertory song, "Shepherd of My Soul"
The bride receiving Holy Communion
Sr. Lugart accompanying Sr. Carmela with the cithar for the Communion song.
Community photo after the Mass
The community singing a song for the bride at recreation.
A treat to the bride
Opening her gifts