Skip to comments.[CATHOLIC/ORTHODOX CAUCUS] The August Vocation Round-Up
Posted on 08/16/2010 9:29:41 AM PDT by markomalley
A quick glossary:
Aspirant: One who is formally discerning a vocation with a specific religious community.
Postulant: From the Latin postulare, meaning to ask; aspirant has asked to be admitted into the community to try his vocation
Novice: Postulant acquires the habit (if one is worn) and possibly a new name-in-religion, and takes first steps within the community during this period of intense study and formation. Novice may leave (or be asked to leave) at any point as discernment continues.
Temporary Professed (aka Junior or first-vowed): Community and novice have discerned that this person and this community seem to be right for each other. Temporary vows are made, sometimes renewable at specific periods. Formation and discernment continue. Separation from the community is still possible.
Final Profession/Full Profession: The community member makes vows for all of my life, to serve God within the community.
The Consuming Fire: 21 postulants become Dominican Novices. The gals at Moniales (who recently clothed another new novice) have the friar-novices group picture!
The Norbertines: a slideshow of their ordinations. The sisters are growing like gangbusters
Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist: keep scrolling down for slideshows of first profession, final profession and clothings; they have a big group of new postulants due soon.
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration: new novices, first profession and final profession. Postulants entering soon.
Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Los Angeles: first professions and novitiate entrances
Maronite Servants of Christ the Light, the first (and newly forming) U.S. association in the Maronite Rite as two new postulants
Franciscan Sisters, T.O.R: like so many sisters, theyre moving into newly-built digs and professing and clothing. Scroll down.
Benedictine Nuns: scroll down for novitiate news
Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus: novices and first vows
Lockport Dominicans: two new postulants
Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (St. Josephs Monastery), recently moved from Ohio to North Caroline have an aspirant and a postulant
Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (Our Lady of the Angels Monastery) has begun a blog. Scroll down to see their four new novices and one newly professed.
Missionary Benedictines: newly professed
Panhandle Franciscans: First Vows
Dominican Sisters of the Immaculate Conception: Two new novices
Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict: new novice pics
School Sisters of Christ the King: Photo Gallery includes professions, receptions
Poor Clares Santa Barbara, CA; new novice
Poor Clares, Belleville, IL: new novice
Benedictines of St. Walburga Abbey: A first profession
Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (Our Lady of Solitude Monastery) posts pics of their new novice
Sisters of Life: ten first professions (!) and one final, plus six new novices. See below:
Dominican Nuns, Menlo Park; Solemn Profession, new novice and new novice and soon a postulant
Rock Island Benedictines: a 37 Year Discernment
Sinsinawa Dominicans: first and final professions
Trappist Nuns, Massachusetts: first profession
Salesian Sisters: keep scrolling
Sister Servants of the Eternal Word: Two new novices, and two first professions
Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: new novices, scroll down.
Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George: August 15th is their big day for vows, clothings, etc. Their stuff should update soon.
Nashville Dominicans; always the last to put their stuff up, so keep watching. I think they have nearly 30 postulants expected in September.
I feel like Im forgetting many, but Im sure theyll let me know about it if I am! Dont forget to check out the word of the day!
If they are wearing a habit, I think they are OK!
Good news ping!
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