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HopefulBride    901
HopefulBride
Did the Adoratrices have anyone enter the novitiate this year? I always look forward to their pictures de prise d'habit but I didn't see any for 2011

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IgnatiusofLoyola    1,192
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The Adoratrices SHOULD have at least one new novice this year. There was an American woman who kept a blog of her discernment who, as far as I know, entered the Adoratrices about this time last year (give or take a month either way). So, I'd expect that if she persevered, she'd have become a novice by now, or about now.

Funny, I thought we HAD seen the Adoratrices' 2011 picture for novices, because remember looking at a picture and wondering what the woman in the blog looked like, and hoping she was one of the new novices. If someone else can't find the pictures easily, I'll do some nosing around. One thing--the Adoratrices have another name (which escapes me), but aren't they the ones in Italy with a black habit but a gorgeous blue cappa? (The Carmelites probably call the cappa something else.) I'm pretty sure the think the pictures were posted under the other name. (And then there was a dialogue because a poster felt the church where the ceremony took place was "over the top" in terms of being lavish.) Remember that conversation?

I'm rambling but I hope this helps..... Edited by IgnatiusofLoyola

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IgnatiusofLoyola    1,192
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[quote name='HopefulBride' timestamp='1319410554' post='2325863']
I know them as adorers. and yep you're right, they have the blue cape.
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Yeah, they have another name, something with Sovereign and King in it. I'll do some nosing around.

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HopefulBride    901
HopefulBride
Well that is the English name

In French the institute is referred to as [b]Institut du Christ Roi Souverain Prêtre [/b]The sisters are referred to as [b]Adoratrices du Cœur Royal de Jésus-Christ Souverain Prêtre[/b]

In English the institute is [b]Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest[/b] and the sisters are [b]Sister Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus.[/b] Edited by HopefulBride

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Chiquitunga    817
Chiquitunga
Quick list of the US OCD Carmels we know so far that do ..

[url="https://picasaweb.google.com/112954809546652959393/CarmelOfTheInfantJesusOfPragueStJosephDallasTX"]Dallas, TX[/url]
[url="http://www.archden.org/index.cfm/ID/4938"]Littleton, CO[/url]
[url="http://www.phatmass.com/phorum/topic/116014-postulant-kaylin-becomes/"]Lafayette, LA[/url]
[url="http://thecarmeliteblogger.blogspot.com/2011/05/my-carmelite-sisters-still-wear-wedding.html"]San Francisco, CA[/url]

I know Buffalo used to years back, and many other Carmels, but not anymore .. not sure why, but they are still wonderful of course. I do know Dallas recently (like within the past 5 years) went back to it.

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FutureSister2009    529
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I have a new question about this. If you are entering a community that does wear wedding dresses, do you get to buy your own or do they provide them at the monastery. Because if we could buy our own, I would totally love to go to Kleinfeld's in NYC to buy mine (as long as it was beautiful and modest of course!)

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the171    2,616
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[quote name='FutureSister2009' timestamp='1319473153' post='2326252']
I have a new question about this. If you are entering a community that does wear wedding dresses, do you get to buy your own or do they provide them at the monastery. Because if we could buy our own, I would totally love to go to Kleinfeld's in NYC to buy mine (as long as it was beautiful and modest of course!)
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Dpends on the community

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InPersonaChriste    517
InPersonaChriste
[quote name='FutureSister2009' timestamp='1319473153' post='2326252']
I have a new question about this. If you are entering a community that does wear wedding dresses, do you get to buy your own or do they provide them at the monastery. Because if we could buy our own, I would totally love to go to Kleinfeld's in NYC to buy mine (as long as it was beautiful and modest of course!)
[/quote]

I really depends on the community,
Though I love Klienfeld's they are a bit pricey.. anything under 3 is considered cheap there...

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FutureSister2009    529
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[quote name='InPersonaChriste' timestamp='1319811720' post='2328186']

I really depends on the community,
Though I love Klienfeld's they are a bit pricey.. anything under 3 is considered cheap there...
[/quote]

Getting married to Christ! It's worth it if it's expensive!

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InPersonaChriste    517
InPersonaChriste
[img]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EMmaC4wUjKc/Tc3bJqfO5nI/AAAAAAAAAHc/toV3FuloaMw/s1600/2495023453_4849d33748.jpg[/img]

Carmelites of Cristo Rey Investiture.

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OnlySunshine    4,501
OnlySunshine
Order of Saint Basil the Great in the Sacred Heart Monastery in Middletown, NY

[url="https://encrypted-tbn1.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS56OPnXoh6g0RR12g9aM7hDbXf53djfVr4vnsjBBfJWKvoKyGLSQ"]Sr. Terese[/url] (couldn't link directly to photo on here because it wasn't JPG format)

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i<3LSOP    848
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[quote name='MarysLittleFlower' timestamp='1318960559' post='2323250']
this is beautiful :)

do they receive wedding rings too?
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I want an "engagement ring" because I am engaged to Jesus and I have now been looking for many months for one but they are all way over my budget. :sad:

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FutureCarmeliteClaire    2,941
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[quote name='i<3LSOP' timestamp='1322405536' post='2341159']

I want an "engagement ring" because I am engaged to Jesus and I have now been looking for many months for one but they are all way over my budget. :sad:
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I have this: http://www.amazon.com/Forgiven-Jewelry-Will-Wait-Ring/dp/B004S7E0KC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322421975&sr=8-1 And for me this means a lot more than waiting for a man, this means having patience and waiting for God. Because I am blessed to have a feel for my vocation at a young age, much will be required of me in the way of patience, so this really is my engagement ring.

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Francis Clare    630
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What a beautiful sentiment regarding the ring. The I Will Wait engraved on it could be taken many ways by different individuals, perhaps simply as a chastity ring. But you and only you (I presume) would know it's real meaning. And it's a great conversation starter if people ask what does it mean.

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FutureCarmeliteClaire    2,941
FutureCarmeliteClaire
[quote name='Francis Clare' timestamp='1322433470' post='2341275']
What a beautiful sentiment regarding the ring. The I Will Wait engraved on it could be taken many ways by different individuals, perhaps simply as a chastity ring. But you and only you (I presume) would know it's real meaning. And it's a great conversation starter if people ask what does it mean.
[/quote]
Thanks! :) That just made my day.

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AnneLine    5,190
AnneLine
Oh, FutureCarmeliteClaire!!!

Wait for the Lord! Such a perfect sentiment for Advent, too!

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mLfr2vfbZk"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mLfr2vfbZk[/url]

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Strictlyinkblot    889
Strictlyinkblot
As I have to wait too I've been looking for a ring. I want something discreet and something that reflects who I am. I love the line from the Bible 'I am my Beloved's and my Beloved's is mine' from Song of Songs. What do you think? Its not cheap but similar rings in the UK which aren't as nice cost as much even with shipping included. I'll probably get it in silver but I might save up for the gold one.
[url="http://www.sapphirelane.com/gaelic-i-am-my-beloveds-poesy-ring.aspx"]http://www.sapphirelane.com/gaelic-i-am-my-beloveds-poesy-ring.aspx[/url]

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