This past Sunday we clothed our postulants Lorraine and Ciara in the Dominican Habit, gave them their new religious names, and received them officially into the Dominican Novitiate.  These are always moments of great joy — for us and all who are able to witness this grace-filled event.

Here are our new novices:

Sr. Marie Dominic & Sr Maire Cooey

Below you can find our Flickr photo galleries and YouTube videos from the beautiful day:

Album 1:

2020 Reception Of The Dominican Habit And Religious Name Part 1
(Click image to see Gallery)
Album 2:
2020 Reception of the Habit and Religious Name Part 2
(Click image to view Gallery)
The Clothing Ceremony

And if you’ve never heard of St. Cooey (as most of us hadn’t), here’s a wonderful video with Sr Cooey explaining her name: