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Passionists profess their vows

Five newly professed Passionists processed with a black cross on their right shoulder and thorns on their head as Provincial of the Holy Spirit Province Fr Tom McDonough accepted their vows at St Paul of the Cross Church, Glen Osmond, on July 8.

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Sr Nien (second from left) and Sisters of the Lovers of the Holy Cross at their golden jubilee.
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Sr Nien revisits the source of her religious vocation

When Sr Nien Tran fled Communist Vietnam in April 1975 she thought she would never again see the members of her congregation – the Lovers of the Holy Cross Sisters. But she had a joyful reunion with six of the 12 Sisters with whom she took her first vows in 1968 when she recently attended her golden jubilee celebration in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Happy 'Phamily'

A love story that began back in the 1940s and survived wars, upheaval and two different continents was one of many celebrated at the Anniversaries Mass in St Patrick’s Church on Sunday October 1.