Joy as we welcome our new postulant!

On Tuesday 8 Spetember, Our Lady’s Birthday, we were delighted to welcome Amanda formally into our community.

We were joined by a few priest friends, who witnessed Amanda’s formal reception, a small ceremony in our oratory in which she was given the Divine Office, the Crucifix of the Sisters of the Gospel of Life and a copy of our vision statement (the text of the ceremony is in the next post).

We then has Mass, in which our currently resident deacon, Ross Campbell, preached a rather beautiful sermon that drew a parallel between the simplicity and generosity of Our Lady’s Fiat and Amanda’s.

The celebrations spilled into a sumptious lunch prepared by Sr Roseann. It was a wonderful day altogether and Sr Amanda has been (and is being) a real blessing for us. May we all thrive together in this great adventure of living the Gospel of Life!

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9 Responses to Joy as we welcome our new postulant!

  1. Paul Burnell says:

    Great news! Will remember you all in my prayers.

  2. Margaret says:

    How wonderful! I will pray for you (I do anyway). I love the image of Our Lady in your photograph – she looks as if she’s leaning through a window to join you.

  3. Lucy P says:

    That is just blessed news. So happy. We will all be praying for you all and your work.

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  5. berenike says:

    Congratulations! 🙂

  6. Fiorella says:

    Wonderful news! Congratulations, Amanda 🙂

  7. Mac McLernon says:

    Many, many congratulations….

    This is wonderful news!

  8. Congratulations Amanda!

  9. oli says:

    What wonderful news! In my prayers

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