Posts tagged Vows
Come Spouse of Christ - First Profession of Vows of Sr. Maria Faustina, CP

December 8, 2017, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, was a day of great joy for our community at St. Joseph Monastery as we witnessed the consecration of a new Bride of Christ by the profession of the five Passionist Vows--Sr. Maria Faustina of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus and the Sorrowful Heart of Mary.

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Homily from Sr. Maria Faustina's Mass of Religious Profession

On Friday, December 8, our chapel was transformed into a winter wonderland of blue and white as we celebrated the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and the first profession of vows of another member of St. Joseph Monastery.  We'd like to share the wonderful homily preached for the occasion by our chaplain, Fr. Lou Caporiccio, CPM!

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“Behold, I am the Handmaid of the Lord” – Passionist Renewal of Vows

After four graced days of retreat (Nov. 17-20), the nuns of our community renewed their vows during the Holy Mass commemorating the Presentation of Mary in the Temple. As we renew our self-offering to God on this feast each year, we ask her intercession help us persevere in faithfulness as handmaids of the Lord and His work of redemption.

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Our Passionist Vows

The religious vows are to be seen as a unity. They are our marriage covenant with the Lamb, in response to His choice and call. We give ourselves to God in Jesus Christ, desiring to love Him in an undivided way. What makes us different from every other order of cloistered Nuns in the Church is what we call our “Passion Vow.”

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