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On September 3, five of our brothers professed first vows with the Order of Preachers: Br. Joseph Marie Dinh, O.P., Br. Scott Norgaard, O.P., Br. Damien Dominic Nguyen, O.P., Br. Patrick Rooney, O.P., and Br. Columban Mary Hall, O.P.
Provincial Fr. Mark Padrez, O.P., prays the Collect
Novicemaster Fr. Anthony Rosevear, O.P., proclaims the Gospel
The brothers prostrate in humility as the community invokes the Holy Spirit
“Veni Creator Spiritus…”
Br. Patrick Rooney, O.P., makes his first profession
Br. Damien Dominic Nguyen, O.P., professes vows in the hands of Fr. Peter Huong, O.P., Vicar Provincial of the Vicariate of St. Vincent Liem, O.P.
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Fr. Mark offers a blessing to the newly-professed
(L to r): Fr. Peter Huong, O.P., Br. Joseph Marie Dinh, O.P., Br. Damien Dominic Nguyen, O.P., Fr. Anthony Rosevear, O.P., Br. Scott Norgaard, O.P., Br. Patrick Rooney, O.P., Fr. Mark Padrez, O.P.
Br. Joseph Marie Dinh, signs the profession book
Br. Scott Norgaard, O.P., and his family
The newly-professed surprise Fr. Anselm Ramelow, O.P., with a group hug