Summary I Entrances and Vows 2010-2011


...starting over

Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, MI

**Reception of new novice **


Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose

**First  Profession** Aug 2010, **Reception of Habit **July 2010


These Dominicans wear an attractive modified Dominican habit.

Sisters of St. Joseph -- Rochester MN

**First Vows**


Photos on their* Facebook* page (St. Joseph Rochester) scroll       down  to Jan 4, 2011. 

Sisters of St. Joseph -- Philadelphia

**Profession of Perpetual Vows ** August 2010 (Sr. Julie)

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**A final profession and a first profession **in March 2010 newsletter

Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, a merged congregation.

**Now four temporary professions**

Vocation newsletter  Winter/Spring 2011


SIsters of St Mary of Namur--Western Province

**Vow Ceremony **for Srs. Gloria and Clara


This website also includes a feature on **“canonical transfer”** with a picture of three sisters in the  process. Most if not all missions based in Texas.  Website includes bilingual portions. 

Sisters of Providence St-Mary-in-the-Woods, Indiana**

...**have two new Asian postulants and three new Asian novices.** They join eight women in formation in the US.  This formation group puts the Sisters of Providence in the top 8% of formation groups in the US. 


Congregation of St. Joseph

    ** Two new candidates-**- October 2010

**Profession of First Vows** ---January 2011


Previous: **Final Profession **Aug 2009 of its 27th Japanese                member                                                               [](


Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NJ**

**Two candidates **Sept 2010  (Mary, Heather)


Previous: In newsletter, *FOCUS* , November 2009 issue, **one       candidate and one first profession** (Sr. Lynn)

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet St. Louis Province

Photo of** novice and candidate** (postulant), prob from 2010

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Sisters of the Holy Cross, Notre Dame, IN

Large international group in formation.

**Three Final Professions**, India and Bangladesh, **15 international novices** at motherhouse at Notre Dame. **Three candidates **(postulants) in Ghana. 

*Life Signs * newsletter Jan-Feb 2011 pp. 19, 20.


Go to “Quick LInks”, then “Publications”, then “Life Signs” (another example of how hard it is to ferret out formation information in some websites!)

In previous issues of* Life Signs*, 2011 and 2010: 

**Final Profession** Sept 2010;** First Profession and six new candidates **India and Bangladesh Aug 2010;   **twelve new international novices** at St. Mary’s, IN in May, 2010.  Novitiate for this international congregation is at the motherhouse in Indiana.


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