June 24 celebrations: Entrance to the Novitiate and 1st Profession of Vows

6 New Novices were received in the morning of the Feast of St. John the Baptist. "The Lord called me before I was born; from my mother’s womb he pronounced my name” Isaiah 49,1 Sr. Agnes Cecilia, Sr. Martha Joachim, Sr. Teresa Uyen, Sr. Fatima Joy, Sr. Charmaine Marie and Sr. Mary Denyse are now novices of the Religious of the Assumption of South East Asia.   1st Profession of Vows Sr. Angeline Thomas of Jesus and Sr. Regina Maria of the Cross pronounced their 1st Profession of Vows in a Eucharistic Celebration that followed right after the ceremony of the reception of the novices. There is great rejoicing in the religious family when sisters make their vows for the first time.