The Mass was celebrated by Fr Dermot Preston SJ, Provincial of the British Province
Mass was concelebrated by Fr Brendan Callaghan SJ (Novice Master), Fr Tom Layden SJ (Irish Provincial), Fr Johan Verschueren SJ (Netherlands and Flanders Provincial), Fr Gintaras Vitkus SJ (Lithuania Provincial) and Fr Kevin O’Rourke (Socius to the Novice Master)
Aurimas, Richard, Mantas and Bastiaan prepare to make their vows.
Mantas makes his vows.
First and Second Year Novices sing during Communion
Martina and Collette help Br Ken Vance SJ serve soup to over 90 guests
Patrick (Second year novice) leads the Vow Men in a chorus of the Fields of Athenry to thank our two Irish cooks.
Three generations of novices (Vow Men, Second Years and First Years) with their formators. The Manresa House Community outside Manresa House.
The Voventes with Novice Master and Socius
The Lithuanian Vow Men with Fr Gintaras and Fr Algis
The Irish Province contingent, including novices Teo, John, Patrick and Vinny
The Dutch/ Flemish contingent, including Vow Man Bastiaan, novices Erik and Thomas and formator Fr Frans Chanterie SJ
The British Province contingent
Three of our new First Year Novices, Luke, Damien and Adam, enjoy their first experience of Vow Day.