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8 May 2019

Golden Jubilee in Kensington

On Saturday 4th May Sr Marie Asterie celebrated her Golden Jubilee of religious life; 50 years of God's fidelity to her and hers to Him. 


 

Assumption Sisters and friends the Rwandan community, Oxford and London joined Sr Asterie for the Celebration of her Golden Jubilee in the congregation of the the Religious of the Assumption. The main celebrant of the mass was Fr Robin Gibbons, in his homily he said: 

"...On a Jubilee, we take time to rejoice for the Lord’s grace and favour in her life and for others! A jubilee is a time of redemption, when the Lord glorifies us in our rejoicing. So thank you Sister Asterie, may your sisters and brothers, your many friends and neighbours from across the world rejoice on this shore at your special moment, for in celebrating your vocation we also strengthen our own, and we ask the prayers of the Mother of God for the next stage of your calling."

The celebration took place in Our Lady of Victories church in High Street Kensington, followed by a reception where each had the opportunity to congratulate Sr Asterie. 

To read the full homily of Fr Robin, click on this link

 

 

 

 

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