The World Has a New Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Right Here in Beaverton, OREGON!

“Candidate” Anna Nguyen became “Sister” Anna Nguyen this morning at the Convent Mass of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon in Beaverton.  Her friends and family joined the Sisters for Mass and Breakfast to celebrate the joyful occasion  with the Sisters.

Anna Nguyen, from Seattle, WA, spent 6 months discerning her religious call prior to being received as a Novice this morning.

Sister Charlene Herinckx addresses the community of Sisters, family and friends of Sr. Anna Nguyen and friends of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon.

Sister Charlene Herinckx addresses the community of Sisters, family and friends of Sr. Anna Nguyen and friends of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon.

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen gather for her reception as a Novice with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon August 11, 2013 at the Sisters Chapel in Beaverton, OR

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen gather for her reception as a Novice with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon August 11, 2013 at the Sisters Chapel in Beaverton, OR

Sister Anna Nguyen thanks the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon for helping her discern her vocation and teach her about Religious LIfe in the process.

Sister Anna Nguyen thanks the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon for helping her discern her vocation and teach her about Religious LIfe in the process.

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen

Sister Anna Nguyen receives her white veil, the symbol of a novice in religious life.

Sister Anna Nguyen receives her white veil, the symbol of a novice in religious life.

Sister Anna Nguyen receives her veil

Sister Anna Nguyen receives her veil

Sister Anna Nguyen adjusts her veil.

Sister Anna Nguyen adjusts her veil.

Sister Anna Nguyen receives the constitution of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon from Sister Charlene Herinckx, the religious leader of the Sisters.

Sister Anna Nguyen receives the constitution of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon from Sister Charlene Herinckx, the religious leader of the Sisters.

Sister Joyce Barsotti, Sister Anna Nguyen and Sister Charlene.

Sister Joyce Barsotti, Sister Anna Nguyen and Sister Charlene.

Sister Anna Nguyen - a brand new Novice with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon

Sister Anna Nguyen – a brand new Novice with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen

Family of Sister Anna Nguyen

Sister Anna Nguyen and relatives bring gifts to the altar

Sister Anna Nguyen and relatives bring gifts to the altar

Taking the gifts of bread and wine to the altar

Taking the gifts of bread and wine to the altar

Sister Anna Nguyen thanks the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon and addresses her family and friends in her native tongue

Sister Anna Nguyen thanks the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon and addresses her family and friends in her native tongue

Family and Friends of Sr. Anna Nguyen

Family and Friends of Sr. Anna Nguyen

Family Photo of the Nguyen family

Family Photo of the Nguyen family

4 thoughts on “The World Has a New Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Right Here in Beaverton, OREGON!

    1. Thank you, Nancy, your sister, Sr. Ruth is talking to me as I am responding to you and she says HELLO!!!
      It has been a great Community Days capped with the reception of a new member! How great is that? She has a lot
      of wit and spunk. She will do great things

  1. Hi Sr. Krista! I enjoy the pictures you post, while at the same time I’m learning of the rituals of the Catholic Church. Please tell Sister Anna congratulations on becoming a novice!

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