That ceremony is so public compared with others I’ve experienced or known of from other communities!
When I became a canonical novice in the monastery, it was only the community of nuns present – not even my family.
The active Carmelite community I nearly entered had the same practice – community only for the investiture rite and entry into the years of novice before vows (after Matins or Lauds), and a very public mass for the profession of vows.
I love the traditions of each family of religious. So beautiful how tradition and ministry get tied together in each group.
May God bless Sr Jacinta and her community!