A Crown For Our Lady

May Crowning 2016

A Handmaid News

We celebrated our first May Crowning at Cor Jesu Monastery in New Market recently. Traditionally, we have processed through the monastery and the grounds singing hymns and praying decades of the Rosary between several statues of Our Blessed Mother before which we would place bouquets of flowers. The procession would culminate in the crowning of Our Lady in the main …

Lying prostrate before the altar during the Litany of the Saints.

Profession of Vows

Come, Bride of Christ A Closer Look at the Ceremony of Profession of Vows It takes a long time to make a nun…at least nine years, but no more than twelve, for a Handmaid of the Precious Blood. Much longer than your pre-Cana course for couples wanting to wed in the Catholic Church. In that time, the candidate is tested …