The gray habit of the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit represents the call the penance. The cord they wear around their waists has three knots that represent the three vows they took: poverty, chastity and obedience. The red rosary represents the color of their community's patron — the Holy Spirit. (Billy Hardiman/CATHOLIC SUN)
Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Twelve postulants recently received the holy habit of St. Dominic and their new religious names. Please pray for these Sisters as they begin their canonical novitiate year. During this year, they will study the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, and obedience, the religious life, the Rule of St. Augustine, and the Constitutions of the Congregation.