Last Saturday (08/12), Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the International Novitiate of the Sisters of Sion was officially opened in Ein Karem (Jerusalem). The novices Erica (Brazil), Hellen (Costa Rica) and Julia (Romania) will have a 1-year novitiate experience of internal formation in the Ein Karem Community, followed by an apostolic year in other regions.
The Eucharistic celebration was presided by Fr. David Neuhaus, at 10:30 am, followed by a special lunch involving the entire community and guests.
Pictures: Novice Hellen.