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On the last day of the year, the community of Phuoc Thien celebrated solemnly and professed vows for its five nuns.


Abbot John Nguyen, OCist., the abbot president of the Holy Family Congregation presided the mass. There were a large number of nuns and monks from the Congregation who attended the mass to pray for these “wise brides” of Christ.

In the address to these five nuns who were making their vows, the abbot has emphasized on the word “YES” that the Virgin Mary had replied to the angels, by her reply has saved all the world who believed. When Mary did it, she has come over the fear. Having said YES to God and to this own community, these nuns have their own power to pray for the Church and the whole world in their vocation. Today, we are living in the Church that “communion, participate, and mission,” these nuns in their own convent are partaking in their mission to the Church and the whole world by increasingly praying and the cloister live.

The monastery of Phuoc Thien is a young community, almost all of its members are young. In total, they are 43 members.


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