Capuchin Poor Clares Elect New Abbess - Sr. Theresa Angeles
Fr. Charles with Newly Elected Poor Clare Abbess Congratulations to Sr. Teresa Angeles, OSC Cap. (second from left), who was elected the new Abbess of the Capuchin Poor Clares at Our Lady of Light Monastery February 18, 2013. Sr. Maria de Cristo Palafox was elected Vicar and First Councilor (third from left) and Sr. Margarita Maria Barrientos (left) was elected the Second Councilor. Sister Adriana is in Rome studying at the Antonianum and so was unable to be present at this Chapter of Elections. Fr. Charles Polifka, OFM Cap. (far right) presided over the election. Mother Teresa Angeles will serve a three year term. The friars joined the sisters in celebrating the election.