Opening of the 5th
Vice Provincial Chapter
of the Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family
General Vice Province of St. Clare, Asia
“Holy Spirit blow, blow ‘till we be
the kind of Capuchin Tertiary Sisters
of the Holy Family you want us to be”
…has been the prayer of the Capuchin Tertiary Sisters as they held the opening of their 5th Vice Provincial Chapter today, March 10, 2023.
The opening Mass was presided by Fr. Dante Barcelona, OFM at 7:00 in the morning, with all the Capitulars and Mater Dolorosa Novitiate Community in Talisay City, Philippines, where the Assembly is held.
Sr. Maria Luisa Garcia Casamian, TC, the General Vicar of the Congregation came to preside the Chapter that will end on March 15, 2023, in behalf of the General Superior, Sr. Blanca Nidia Bedoya Salazar, TC.
There are 23 committed Capitulars from the 12 Communities in Asia, namely, Vietnam, India, China, Korea, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, with the other nationalities from Colombia and Spain as Missionaries in Asia who are now gathering. Their aim is to renew their communities and apostolic commitment with the guidance of the Holy Spirit in walking with one another, with the Church and with the people of God.
Let us all join them in their desire and pray for all of them.