A New Candidate of the Dominican Sisters of Peace
With great joy we received Ellen Coates as a candidate into our Congregation on Sunday, February 19, 2017. This Welcoming Ceremony was held in the St. Catherine of Siena Chapel at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT. More than 40 Sisters, family and friends were in attendance (check out the event on Facebook!).
Over the past two years, I have walked with Ellen as she discerned God’s call to religious life. Celebrated in the context of Evening prayer, the service follows a flow of hymns, psalms, scripture, intercessions, along with the formal request of the candidate to enter our congregation. We, the Sisters, then affirm that we will walk with, encourage and guide her on this journey. Continue reading →