By religious profession, the Sisters are consecrated to God through the ministry of the Church, assume the observance of the three Evangelical Counsels by public vow, and are incorporated into the Congregation.
The years of Junior Profession serve as a time to grow in the loving awareness of her vocation to be a bride of Christ. As she embraces the needs of the Apostolate, she strives to balance a life of prayer and action, the whole beautiful life of the Dominican Apostle.
Upon First Profession of Vows, the Sister remains in Junior Profession for five years. She then requests permission to profess her vows ‘until death.’