We are sorry that it has taken us so long to share Sr Niamh’s profession photos – the ones taken in the chapel are rather dark -due mainly to the fact that our chapel is extremely bright and therefore photos tend to come out dark!

Prostration at beginning of ceremony when the sister being professed asks for God’s mercy and that of the community.

Sr Mairead, Prioress, questions Sr Niamh regarding her readiness to make profession.

Sr Niamh makes profession in the hands of Sr Mairead, prioress.

Sr Niamh’s veil is blessed and she receives a ring.

Afterwards with some of our sisters and some Dominican friars

Sr Niamh planting a tree which her family presented her in memory of the occasion: pictured here with Jos our gardener and Micheal who is giving a helping hand in the garden during his summer holidays from college

Sr Niamh shares a joke with Sr M Teresa and Cathy

Later in the week we celebrated as a community – Sr Niamh and Sr M Teresa (her novitiate companion), dressed in work clothes, treated us all to afternoon tea with samples of their homemade delicious confectionary while at the same time entertaining us with funny skits.
And of course our celebrations would not be complete without a party in the novitiate in honour of the occasion