Celebrating Vows with
Seven Sisters of
the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist
professed their Perpetual Vows on July 25, 2018, at Christ
the King Church in Ann Arbor, MI, and our Br. Mark Orcutt,
who has been blessed with a close relationship with the
Sisters for the past four years, was in attendance.
Bishop Earl Boyea of the Diocese of Lansing presided at
the Mass and the concelebrants included Archbishop Michael
Byrnes (Archbishop of Agana, Guam), Bishop James Wall
(Diocese of Gallup), and Bishop Thomas Daly (Diocese of
Spokane, WA) along with many other clergy.
During the Homily Bishop spoke
how each stage of religious life is a new beginning.
At the Offertory of the Mass each sister, one-by-one
approached the Altar, read and signed her vows then
presented them to Mother Mary Assumpta, OP, who received
each of their commitments. When all the vows had
been made the sisters prostrated themselves before the
altar while the Litany of the Saints was chanted.
After Mass all moved down the road to the Dominican
Sisters Motherhouse for a reception, light lunch and
Our community’s congratulations
and prayers go out to these Sisters. Please pray for
Sr. Maria Canisius, Sr. Maria Veritas, Sr. Peter Joseph,
Sr. Peter Thomas, Sr. Rose, Sr. Maria Karol and Sr. Rene
Noel as they begin this new phase of their Religious Life
and for vocations to all religious communities.
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