says about his daughter’s
investiture day: “The
emotion of that parting
was very intense, ” with
“love, pride, and more
than a little sorrow.” It
was hard for him that
would not be joining his
accounting practice as he
PHOTOS BY NOEL MARCANTEL. TEXT BY CAROL SCHUCK SCHEIBER.
HE FIRST STEP is the hardest of all,” so the saying goes. And many times
Starting life as a Catholic sister is a big change: for the
newly minted sister and her family too! When Angelique Joy
Marcantel entered religious life, her family saw her off with a
mix of emotions and camera in hand.
that sentiment rings true for men and women considering religious life.
Taking the plunge can be difficult, for them and for their families, who
know their relationship with their loved ones won’t ever be the same.
Marcantel is based
in New Orleans.
He can be found at
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noelmarcantel_pho-tos). He specializes in
travel, photojournalism, weddings, and