On Saturday, January 19th, the community gathered for our Chapter of Admissions. This event is an opportunity for a sister to ask permission of the community to take the next step inner monastic journey. Sr. Susann Nicole Reuber requested to make her Perpetual Monastic Profession. The community joyfully granted her request and she will be able to profess her final vows this summer. Chapter of Admissions is a prayerful and carefully discerned process. We begin the night before reading the Holy Rule, chapter by chapter as instructed by our founder, St. Benedict. The next day, the community hears from the prospective sister and the Formation Director. The community then engages in dialogue and, as a group, decides if it is a good time for the sister to move on. We rejoice with Sr. Susan Nicole and look forward to a great celebration this summer.
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