Vocation Profile - Passionist Monastery of the Sacred Passion

Passionist Monastery of the Sacred Passion

Sr. Mary Catherine C.P.
Novice Directress
1151 Donaldson Hwy
Erlanger, KY 41018

859-371-8568
erlangerpassionists@gmail.com
www.erlangerpassionists.org/

International?Yes
Professed members7
Year founded1771
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationUnited States

(Arch)dioceses
Covington, KY
International
Yes
Mission
The cloistered Passionist Nuns were founded by St. Paul of the Cross to live a hidden contemplative life dedicated to intercessory prayer for the apostolic work of his congregation, for the Church and for the whole world. This cloistered community's contemplative mission is to promote devotion to, and grateful remembrance of, the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ. This is done through prayer and community life. Each nun takes a special vow to "promote devotion to and a grateful remembrance of the sufferings of Jesus."
Qualifications
Good health, physically and emotionally; high school education; single; practicing Catholic; mature and responsible.
Formation
Three months aspirancy program; one year postulancy; two year novitiate; six years temporary vows.
Age range/limit
21-35
Belated vocations?
No

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