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Two more women join Pierced Hearts

Novices profess first vows at Blessed Trinity Church

MIAMI SPRINGS -- Two women, who until now were novices, professed their first vows with the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary during a Mass celebrated July 11 at Blessed Trinity Parish in Miami Springs. The Servants of the Pierced Hearts are an archdiocesan community founded 25 years ago that currently have 31 members working in Miami and the Diocese of Peoria, Ill.
Sister Rachel Marie of the Eucharistic Lamb signs the formula for profession of vows for the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary in front of her religious superiors, Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the order, center, and Sister Ana Margarita Lanzas.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

Sister Rachel Marie of the Eucharistic Lamb signs the formula for profession of vows for the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary in front of her religious superiors, Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the order, center, and Sister Ana Margarita Lanzas.

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love, left, was one of two women who finished their formation and entered the Institute of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary July 11.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love, left, was one of two women who finished their formation and entered the Institute of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary July 11.

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love receives her habit and veil from Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love receives her habit and veil from Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love stands after receiving her full habit and veil.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love stands after receiving her full habit and veil.

Sister Rachel Marie of the Eucharistic Lamb stands after receiving her full habit and veil.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

Sister Rachel Marie of the Eucharistic Lamb stands after receiving her full habit and veil.

After vesting with the full habit, Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love receives a hug from Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Photographer: JONATHAN MARTINEZ | FC

After vesting with the full habit, Sister Grace Marie of the Triumph of Crucified Love receives a hug from Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary.


Comments from readers

Maria Walther - 07/27/2011 01:41 AM
Sister Rachel!! Oh what joy fills my heart as I look at these beautiful photos and I just see the JOY OF THE LORD in your smile!! Thank you Jesus for the gift of your life, your spirit, your witness to the rest of us. I've never seen you look more beautiful or more radiant, and I know that is because you are right where you are meant to be!! Blessings to you! We love you!! Love, Ben, maria, Hannah, Michaela, Helena, Gemma and "batman" (due Aug. 3oth)...
Veronica Felix - 07/26/2011 12:57 PM
Thank you for sharing news and pictures. Congratulations Sister Rachel and Sister Grace. You both look beautiful and so happy! May God bless you and your work!
Julie - 07/22/2011 01:08 PM
Congratulations and thank you Sister Grace and Sister Rachel. God bless you!
Larry Goodall - 07/20/2011 09:24 PM
Dear Sr. Grace Marie and Sr. Rachel Marie:

Congratulations! God bless you! Thank you for your fiat!

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