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Sister Maria Victoria makes final monastic profession

Sister Maria Victoria makes final monastic profession - (18-01-2014)

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PHOTO: Prioress General Sister Pat Nyquist, OSB (left) asks Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia, OSB a series of questions during her Rite of Final Monastic Profession on Saturday.

Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia, OSB made her final monastic profession during a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Adoration Chapel of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration’s Clyde, Mo., community.

In front of friends, family and her monastic community, Sister Maria Victoria professed her life to God in exchange for the promise of eternal life. She signed her profession document, a written promise of her life to God and to the community vows of stability, conversatio and obedience and received her ring, a symbol that nothing can come between her and her love of Christ.

Sister Maria Victoria, a native of Argentina, moved to the United States with her family when she was 3 years old. She was raised in Metairie, La., a large suburb of New Orleans. She entered the Benedictine Sisters in 2007 and made her first monastic profession in 2010 Her duties include work in the correspondence department and as a portress of the Clyde community.

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