September 8, 2010

Welcome to our Family, Postulants!!!

Today, on the Feast of the Birth of Mary, our new postulants entered the postulancy of our American Province of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George! We thank God for the gift of these vocations. Pictured above - on their very first full day in the convent - are (from left) Ashley Vola, Samantha Goodson, Miranda Edgar, Jennifer Clark and Erin Leis.

Welcome, Postulants! We Sisters are grateful that you have accepted Christ's invitation to belong totally to Him in our Franciscan community, and we support you wholeheartedly with our prayers and help!

If you would like to send a word of welcome and encouragement to these new postulants, we will pass the greetings along to them. Just leave them as a "comment"!


shari7 said...

congratulations postulants! i think it great that the Lord has placed your hearts in this place at this time! i am sure you will all be wonderful additions to the community! best of luck and know i will praying for you each day :-)

Anonymous said...

How magnificent to see you all!
As you give your life freely to be His witnesses in your vocations, rest assured you will be in our prayers.
Each of you are truly blessed!

Anonymous said...

Dear Sisters!
Congratulations to being open and receptive to vocations of these cherished 5!
Thanks for sharing!
Dear Postulants!
Be brave! Dare to commit wholly!
You can't out give God's love! You will be challenged!
You are in prayers!
a grateful reader

thomthom said...

In the words of Mother Teresa:
"Be brave and keep smiling." Erin gave that advice to me today, and I am sending it back to all five of the postulants. I am proud of each one of you! You are in my heart and in my prayers.

tom leis

Anonymous said...

Congratulations ladies! We are so proud to know you Jennifer. We love you and will have you in our prayers.
Love, Alisha and Dave Schwanke

Joanne said...

Dear Postulants:

it is so great to see so many of you.
May God bless you - keep the faith and He will work miracles in you

Kelly Mc said...

Tears spring to the eyes when I see Miranda's face, shining with the love of Jesus. Know that you are all in my prayers each day! Mrs. Kelly

Alice Claire Mansfield said...

Congratulations, dear postulants! You have found Him whom your heart loves -- never let Him go! And be assured that He holds you forever in the abiding, enduring love of His Most Sacred Heart. With love and prayers for you and your new family, Alice Claire Mansfield, Consecrated Virgin, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Susan van Buren said...

Congratulation to all of you girls as you endeavor to achieve success each day in your choice of vocation.