Platinum Jubilee of Sr Rose Mary of the Holy Spirit
3rd March 2017
Bishop Marcus, together with a number of diocesan priests, and in the presence of the Carmelite communities of Wetherby and York and many friends, celebrated Mass at the Carmelite chapel on February 28th to mark the 70th profession anniversary of Sr Rose Mary: a member of the community at Wood Hall.
At 99, Sr Rose is not only the oldest Carmelite in the UK but the longest professed sister, too. She is still active in her community, looking after the large library and helping out with any typing.
She renewed her vows at the Mass in the presence of the Bishop promising to continue her dedication to the Lord in a life of prayer for His Church and all peoples.