1.) Jennifer Meissonnier, in the section of the chapel reserved for the nuns, awaits the beginning of the investiture ceremony. 2.)
Meissonnier prepares for a haircut, which is given in keeping with an 800-year-old tradition symbolizing detachment from things
of the world. 3.) Meissonnier prepares to receive the habit, considered holy by the nuns. 4.) Meissonnier dons an inner veil called a
guimpe. 5. ) Meissonnier receives the Franciscan crown rosary. 6.) The new novice embraces her abbess, Mother Marie Andre, P.C.P. A.