Sr. Rosario John, SV represents her order in the Closing Ceremony
of the Year for Consecrated Life.
Sr. Patricia Rickis, DHS and Irene Kostzewski participate in the Recessional.
Sr. Joan Magnetti, RSCJ and Barbara Saxe carry candle in the procession.
Sr. Joan Flynn, RSM and Maria Spencer file out after Vespers.
Sr. Anna Rodriquez, MSSMI and associate, Mariam Lugo, take part in the ceremony.
Mary Frances Malone of Fairfield University, Bill Hoey of St. Vincent Medical Center, John Santa of the Knights of Malta, and Jane Ferreira of Mercy Learning Center spoke about Religious in Education, Health Care, Prison Ministry
and Outreach Ministry at the Closing Service for the Year of Consecrated Life.
The Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts take part in the Vespers Service.
The Franciscans Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary join the procession line.
Fr. Robert Kinnally, the presider, and Neocatechumenal Way Seminarians
pray Evening Prayer on February 2 at the Cathedral.
Fr. Christopher Johnson, OCD, Fr. Michal Nowak, OFM, Conv. and Bro. Jonathan Stott, SJ process with their candles in the Vespers Entrance.
Students from the St. Augustine Academy sing in the choir at the Closing of the Year of Consecrated Life.
Sr. Carolyn Carlisano, ASCJ and Joelle Cote walk in the Recessional Procession.
In February Fr. Augustine Nguyen, Chaplain at Kolbe Cathedral High School invited Religious to a Vocation Day. Sr. Nancy Strillacci, ASCJ, helped to coordinate the event. All four classes came to the Gym in waves
to meet Religious Men and Women and discuss at small group tables religious life, charisms and ministries.
Maryknoll Sisters from Ossining, NY talked about working in the missions
and showed handicrafts from faraway places.
Sr. Carol Ann Nawracaj, OFM, a Bernadine Franciscan, shared her vocation resources with Kolbe Cathedral students.
Apostle of the Sacred Heart, Sr. Jeanne Marie Vonder Haar, ASCJ and Catherine Broderson, a postulant, ready materials for distribution among students at their order’s booth.