On July 20 the Sister Pauline and the Companions of [Mother] Pauline gathered at the former convent at Most Holy Trinity Parish in Fowler, MI. Three new Companions of Pauline were welcomed: Sandra, Peggy and Colleen. After the covenant ceremony they celebrated the event with a special party in honor of Blessed Pauline's 200th birthday.
A reception after the Covenant Ceremony was enjoyed by Sr. Pauline and the Companions
New Companions Welcomed in Louisiana
On June 7 two new Companions of Pauline made their covenant in New Orleans, LA. In a ceremony held in the chapel of the Sisters of Mt. Carmel convent, Gaynell and Louis were warmly welcomed into the New Orleans Pauline Group.
Sr. Pauline adds her signature to Louis' covenant form as Sr. M. Joanne looks on.
Gaynell and Louis pose for their "official" photo.
After Jo signed her Covenant, Sr. Mary Ann (Coordinator of the Companions of Pauline in Illinois) and Sr. Pauline (Director of the Companions of Pauline) sign Jo's covenant.
New Companion Welcomed in Illinois
On June 3 Jo made her covenant as a Companion of Pauline in Wilmette, IL. In a ceremony held in the chapel of Sacred Heart Convent, Jo was welcomed into the Chicago-area Pauline Group
During the ceremony Jo received her Companions of Pauline pin from Sr. Pauline.
From April 25-27 a group of Companions of Pauline from St. Louis, MO visited the SCCs at Sacred Heart Convent in Wilmette, IL. They entertained the Sisters with songs and games, and left the Sisters with many happy memories.