Taking Vows

Temporary Profession

Sister taking temporary vows

  • Lasts for at least five years
  • Is a period of growth towards perpetual profession
  • Provision is made for continued spiritual, religious, theological and apostolic formation.
  • Greater emphasis on integration into community life and the ministries of the Congregation

Perpetual Professoion

Sisters prostrated during the taking of final vows

 Sisters celebrating a final profession

  • Where a Sister vows herself to God for life
  • Perpetually professed Sisters strive continuously:to grow in holiness
  • to follow more faithfully religious observance
  • to dedicate themselves more fully to their assigned ministry

Read about the earlier stages of the journey