together with one of the Sisters looking after the Cardinal's biretta!
On Sunday morning one of Wigan's finest, my friend Sr Maria Emmanuela of the Missionaries of the Divine Word made her First Profession in Rome. Mauro Cardinal Piacenza, Prefect of the Congregation for Clergy and long-time friend of the Missionaries, was the celebrant of the Mass. Congratulations Sr Maria Emmanuela. I've posted about the Missionaries before here.
After the Mass.
The Head of the Congregation for Clergy is keen on dressing appropriately (for him, the pontifical dalmatic) - an example to us all.
My thanks to Fr Damian McCaughan for the photographs.