Bucaramanga: Taking of habit

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Bucaramanga (Colombia), 11/21/2015.- On the feast of the Presentation, November 21, 2015 Maria Alejandra Machuca Caceres took the habit of the novice during a celebration in the house of formation in the province. Fr. Freddy Cano OP, Sr. Carmen Cecilia Florez Montano, Provincial Superior and her council, Sr. Maria Eugenia Ordoñez Maldonado, novice directress and the sisters of the community of formation were present for this ceremony. It was a simple ceremony but full of signs, filled with joy at the vocation of Maria Alejandra, who after a four-year process of accompaniment took a step forward in her choice for the Lord.

María Alejandra Machuca C.María Alejandra Machuca C.The habit was blessed and offered to Maria Alejandra Machuca Caceres reminding her of her free commitment to follow Jesus Christ according to the Constitutions of the Congregation. It is a sign of belonging, revealing our identity. Wearing the habit means to be a preacher of truth, committing our life in the service of Charity, to be recognized as a testimony of love of God and living member of the Church. Maria Alejandra gives herself with Mary and like Mary with a burning lamp, to contemplate the inexhaustible treasure that the Father has placed in her heart, to build with Marie Poussepin the house to live the Gospel without fear or disappointment in the joy of responding to the call.