Summary I Entrances and Vows 2010-2011


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Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, MI

**Reception of new novice **

[youtube.com/watch?v=2wCIuteMyLQ](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wCIuteMyLQ)

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose

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

[picasaweb.google.com/msjdominicans/](http://picasaweb.google.com/msjdominicans/)

These Dominicans wear an attractive modified Dominican habit.

Sisters of St. Joseph -- Rochester MN

**First Vows**

[ssjrochester.org/news/sister-anita-makes-first-vows](http://www.ssjrochester.org/news/sister-anita-makes-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)

[ssjphila.org/newsletter.html](http://ssjphila.org/newsletter.html) (newsletter download)

**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

[csjp.org/join/vowednews.html](http://csjp.org/join/vowednews.html)

SIsters of St Mary of Namur--Western Province

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

[ssmnwestern.com/](http://www.ssmnwestern.com/)

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. 

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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. 

[blog.sistersofprovidence.org/](http://blog.sistersofprovidence.org/)

Congregation of St. Joseph

    ** Two new candidates-**- October 2010

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

[csjoseph.org/congregation_news.aspx](http://www.csjoseph.org/congregation_news.aspx)

Previous: **Final Profession **Aug 2009 of its 27th Japanese                member                                                               [csjoseph.org/news/newsitem.aspx?newsid=822&newsitemid=4029](http://www.csjoseph.org/news/newsitem.aspx?newsid=822&newsitemid=4029)

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Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NJ**

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

[brentwoodcsj.org/join-us/as-a-sister.php](http://www.brentwoodcsj.org/join-us/as-a-sister.php)

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

[csjsl.org/ways-to-join/as-a-vowed-member/meet-our-](http://www.csjsl.org/ways-to-join/as-a-vowed-member/meet-our-)     women-in-formation.php

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.

[cscsisters.org/aboutus/media/publications/Pages/default.aspx](http://www.cscsisters.org/aboutus/media/publications/Pages/default.aspx)

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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