Final Profession of Sr. Fiona Galligan – 2nd December 2006
Sr. Fiona Galligan made her Final Profession 2nd December 2006 in St. Anthony’s Church, Craigavon, Co. Armagh in the presence of her family and friends, also Sisters of Mercy from the Northern Province and many from around the country. The celebrant was Fr. Martin McAlinden PP, assisted by Fr. Tom McAteer. Bishop John McAreavey presided.
Sr. Coirle McCarthy, Congregational Leader, received Fiona’s vows in the name of the Church and the Congregation. Sr. Ann Marie McQuaid, Provincial Leader, welcomed everyone to this special liturgy. The theme of ” Only in God is my soul at rest” resonated throughout the ceremony.
Srs. Ann Marie McQuaid (Provincial Leader), Fiona Galligan and Coirle McCarthy (Congregational Leader)
Sr. Coirle McCarthy expressed and reflected on the wonder of God’s Call as the ‘waiting,’ watching,’ and anticipation in joyful hope of the Advent Season was now upon us.
The Liturgy was enhanced by the beautiful music and singing led by Srs. Marie Cox and Deirdre McKenna. The solist was Fr. John Byrne. Instrumentalists were Katrina Herron on the keyboard and Ann Mullen playing violin.