Fr. Mark Scalese, SJ, professor of visual and performing arts at Fairfield University pronounced final vows in the Society of Jesus on September 30, 2012, in the Egan Chapel. New England Provincial, Fr. Myles Sheehan, SJ, concelebrated the Mass with Fr. Paul Holland, SJ, rector of the Jesuit community at Fairlfield. Friends, family, and brother Jesuits attended the Mass.
View photos from the ceremony on the New England Province of Jesuits page on Facebook.
Final vows are the last stage in the formation of a Jesuit, which follow the tertianship period. To learn more about Jesuit formation and vocations, visit www.jesuitvocation.org.
Photos by Jean Santopatre
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