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Sister Minona Anne makes her Perpetual Monastic Profession

Sister Minona Anne D’Souza, O.S.B., made her Perpetual Monastic Profession in a joyful celebration at Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel on Saturday, June 27, 2020.  Sister Tonette Sperando, O.S.B., Prioress of the Monastic Community, led the Rite of Perpetual Monastic Profession and received Sister Minona Anne’s vows.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, family and friends of Sister Minona Anne from the U.S., England, and India joined by live-stream video.

Her Perpetual Profession marked the conclusion of seven and a half years of Sister Minona Anne’s Initial Formation in the monastic way of life.  Through her Profession, Sr. Minona Anne made a permanent commitment to monastic life within the community of Benedictine Sisters at Sacred Heart Monastery in Cullman.

We share with you here some photos from the joyful occasion.  A copy of Sister Tonette’s reflection that she gave during the celebration can be read here.


Sister Minona Anne’s Perpetual Monastic Profession




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