Sunday, January 22, was the day chosen for the celebration to recognize our Venerable Catherine Aurelia of the Precious Blood. And it was indeed a Marvelous celebration! Bishop Francois Lapierre, Bishop of St. - Hyacinthe, presided, and was accompanied by ten priests and deacons. Read More
On October 15th, 2016 , Sister Teresa Bich Huong Nguyen professed her Vows of Poverty, Chastity and Obedience as a Sister Adorer of the Precious Blood here,.in our London Monastery Chapel.
On April 29th, 2016, the Church celebrated the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, the first Patroness of our Precious Blood Community. The day held special graces and joys for us, and in particular for Teresa Kim Lien Nguyen who, in a very beautiful and meaningful ceremony in the early evening, became "Sister Kim." During the Rite of Initiation into Religious Life ...
October 19, 2015 was a happy occasion for the Sisters of the Precious Blood in Calgary Alberta when during the Eucharistic celebration, our Junior Professed, Sister Vicky Nguyen renewed her Temporary Vows for three years. Father Raymond Lowing presided and received Sister’s vows. Fr. Long Vu a long time friend of Sister Vicky con-celebrated. It was a day of thanksgiving for the gift of her Life given to God in our Community and an opportunity for all of us to renew the joy of responding to the call of Jesus as a Sister of the Precious Blood, returning Him, “Love for love!” Our mission of prayer continues in the heart of the Church for all God’s people and for our world.
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Our Sister Louise Raymond, formerly of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, made her Final Profession as a Precious Blood Sister on October 17th, 2015. Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro, Bishop of London, presided at the ceremony which was held at Holy Family Church.
During the ceremony, Bishop asked Sister Louise: "Are you resolved to live for God alone, in solitude and silence, in persevering prayer and willing penance, in humble work and holiness of life?" To this question Sr. Louise gave a resounding "I Am." Read MoreClick for Photos!
The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, April 29, 2015, will remain as a very blessed day for the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood! On this day, Norita Espena, having completed her postulancy, became a novice in our Congregation. The simple, yet beautiful ceremony was held at our Motherhouse, London ON. The ceremony is called the Rite of Initiation into Religious Life, and, with this ceremony, the candidate now becomes a Sister. She remains a novice for two years before moving on to Profession of Vows, if God leads her in this way. Read More.
Sister Linda Thompson gave the newer members an Iconography Workshop on March 9 - 13, 2015. Read More
It was February 12, 1955 that I happily made my Profession of Religious Vows - poverty, chastity and obedience. These years have gone by so quickly it is difficult to believe that it is that long ago! This year, 2015, I celebrated my Diamond Jubilee on a Saturday, February 14th. I like that day. For me, it was another way of celebrating God’s love in my life and thanking God for the precious gift of a being called to be an Adorer of the Precious Blood. Read More
Father Pierre Robitaille and his Group C from St. Peter's Seminary joined us for our 7:30 a.m. Mass. They also brought along Fr. Francis Zambon, a newly ordained priest from the Kingston Archdiocese whom we knew when he was a seminarian here in London and Father Patrick Woods, Vocation Director for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie. After Mass we all gathered in our refectory for a simple breakfast and wonderful sharing. Among the seminarians was Jean Baptiste Nguyen from Vietnam. Our Vietnamese Sisters were thrilled to visit with him. Father Patrick Woods brought us greetings from North Bay where we had monastery for many years. Fr. Pat's mother is a long time friend of the Precious Blood Sisters. It was wonderful to have Fr. Francis preside at our Liturgy and to see him now as a full-fledged priest! Click for Photos