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Clothing of Novices 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

News | On 17th September, our community in Cambridge welcomed seven novices, six for the Province of England and one for the Province of the Netherlands.

The clothing ceremony took place early in the morning, following a five-day retreat which allows the aspirants to prepare for the beginning of the noviciate. A number of Dominican brothers and sisters welcomed Br Cuthbert, Br Augustine (back row, left and right), Br Isaac, Br Thomas, Br Clement (centre row), Br Vincent and Br William (front row). Below are some photos from the occasion.

The six novices for the Province of England together with the Prior of Cambridge and the Novice Master.

The novice of the Province of the Netherlands together with the Dutch Provincial, fr René L. Dinklo OP, and brothers from the Province who came for the clothing ceremony.

The clothing ceremony took place in the main chapel of the Priory of St Michael the Archangel in Cambridge.

Habits ready for the clothing.

The postulants listen to an exhortation.

The Dutch Provincial assists in clothing the novice for the Province of the Netherlands.

The scapular, which follows the tunic and the belt with the rosary.

The black cappa of the Order, which is followed by the black capuce.

For more information and help with discerning a Dominican vocation, visit our vocations webpages.


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