On October 1, 2017, Sr. Marie Paul Therese of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, pronounced her perpetual vows in a solemn and touching ceremony during the Eucharistic celebration, presided over by our provincial, Rev. Fr. Paul De Bois, OCD.
You can see photos in this link: http://fotos.dentroost.be/#!album-19
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
First reading: Sr Amy Benedicta
Flute and guitar accompaniment: Sr. Maria Socoro and Sr. Carmela
Second Reading: Sr. Maria Socoro
Gospel Reading by Deacon Jan Goyvaerts
Homily by Fr. Martin Faingnaert, OCD, prior of Brugges community.
The faithful listening attentively to the homily.
Renewal of vows of Sr. Carmela
Receiving the crown of white roses
Prayer of the Faithful
Filipino chaplain in Brussels, Fr. Carmelo Horlador, MSP, as main celebrant.
Bro. Henrik Maria, OCD brother from Sweden
but he belongs to Brugges community
Greetings of peace
Christelle singing "Panunumpa" for Communion
Word of thanks by the jubilarian
Blessing of the scapulars
Investiture of the brown scapulars of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Congratulations, Sr. Carmela !
|Venerating the ancient and miraculous image of Our Lady of Consolation|
|A tour around the monastery garden|
|A visit in the Troostbasilica|
|Looking up at the bronze image above the entrance of the basilica|
|Celebrating the Holy Eucharist with the community|
|Looking at some ancient books in our archives|
|Reading a bull with the signature of our holy founder, |
Blessed John Soreth
|Looking at some important archive documents|
|Signing the Gulden "Guest" Book|
|A souvenir pose before Fr. General and Fr. Jonas, OCD, left for Sweden.|
Thank you very much, Fr. General and Fr Jonas, for your valuable visit to our community!
We look forward to your next visit...