First Profession of Nicholas Divine of the Sword Pierced Heart of Mary
On 15 August 2016, the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, the Passionists of Holy Cross Province (USA) gathered to witness the First Profession of Passionist Vows of Nicholas Divine.
The celebration was held at Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center in Citrus Heights, California. Nicholas spent the last year as a Novice under the guidance of Novice Master, Fr. Jim Strommer, CP, and the other members of the local Passionist Community. Nicholas has now joined the St. Vincent Strambi Community in Chicago to continue his seminary studies for Priestly Ordination at Catholic Theological Union.