The Final Profession Of Sr. Aíne Campbell – 27th August 2006
Sunday 27th August 2006 was a day to remember not only in Belfast but throughout the Mercy Congregation.
“God of my life I long for you.”
Sr. Aine Campbell made her final vows in the presence of her family and friends, and Sisters from the Northern Province and beyond.
Our Congregational Leader Elect Sr. Coirle McCarthy received Aine’s vows in the beautiful setting of St. Gerard’s Church Belfast. Present also were members of the PLT Sr. Ann Marie McQuaid, Provincial Leader, Sr. Chris Hegarty, Sr. Philomena Finnegan and Sr. Anne Lyng who accompanied Aine throughout her formation years.
Srs. Coirle McCarthy (Congregational Leader Elect), Aine Campbell and Anne Marie McQuaid (Proincial Leader)
The theme of ‘Longing and Committment,’ echoed throughout the meaningful and reflective ceremony,expressed though music, song, and mime.The celebrant was Fr. Martin Magill, and the homily was delivered by Sr. Anne Lyng.
There followed a celebratory meal in the Europa Hotel in Belfast city centre where all had a chance to meet and enjoy a wonderful evening to conclude a special day. Thanks be to God.