In addition to the five sisters in our own Province who made perpetual vows on September 14th, many other sisters around the world also professed, received the holy habit and received the Cross of Matará as postulants.  We offer you here a little visual tour around the world!

Perpetual Vows and Reception of the Cross in Italy (see more on Italian Facebook gallery)
See also the complete video of the Mass.

Santuario de la Virgen Dolorosa en Castelpetroso, Italia


Perpetual Vows in Peru

Congratulations to Sister María Consolatrix Cordis Iesu Pauccar Pacheco, SSVM!

Hermana María Consolatrix Cordis Iesu Pauccar Pacheco junto con sus padres y hermanos

Reception of the Holy Habit in the Philippines (see more of  their website photos and Facebook gallery)

Toma de Hábito, Filipinas

Among the new novices we find the two first Papuan vocations!  Congratulations, Sisters!


Celebration of the Holy Cross in Brazil (see more on their Facebook gallery)
More about the mission in Brazil on their YouTube Channel, and website:

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Reception of the Cross in Egypt (see more on Facebook gallery)

Two Egyptian postulants received the Cross of Matará on September 14th.  Blessings to them!

Blessing the Crosses

Blessing the Crosses



Reception of the Cross in Holland (see more on their Facebook gallery)

Two Dutch postulants received the Cross of Matará in Holland.  See short video too!


Reception of the Cross in Argentina (see more on Facebook gallery)

The postulants in Argentina received their Crosses of Matará at the Church of  Our Lady of Sorrows at the IVE Seminary in San Rafael.  Congratulations!


May we all learn to imitate Mary more every day as she stood at the foot of the Cross of her beloved Son.  Our Lady of Luján, Mother of our Vocations, pray for us!