First Profession of Vows

At the end of the Novitiate, your discernment with the congregation may lead you to make first profession of vows. This time of first or temporary vows (three to six years) is a time of deepening your Dominican life and integrating all you have learned and experienced.

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Here are videos of our Sisters making their First Profession of Vows:

First Profession of Vows of Sr. Elizabeth Jackson

First Profession of Vows of Sr. Beata Tiboldi

First Profession of Vows of Sr. Ana Gonzalez and Margaret Uche


Show me the path of truth, O Lord; help me to walk in your ways. My heart is ready, O God; I will praise your name forever.” (Psalm 86: 11-12, Dominican Praise (DP) translation, DP p. 525)