|Lay Dominicans del Espiritu Santo|
On September 8, 2011, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Mass and Solemn Rite of Admission and Profession was held at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Tallahassee, Florida. The Mass was celebrated by Monsignor Michael Tugwell, rector of the Co-Cathedral and con-celebrated by Fr. Viet Huynh of St. Margaret Parish in Monticello. Col. Jo Ann Cotterman, O.P. Provincial President of the Southern Dominican Province, officiated over the Rite of Admission and Profession. Also in attendance were Ms. Donna Woods, O.P. and Br. Richard Bontempo, O.P. Seven members took temporary promises and one candidate was admitted. Mr. William O'Meara took permanent promises.
The group as pictured above:
(L to R): Mr. Jody Finklea, O.P.; Mr. Mark Dunn, O.P.; Mrs. Ann Salancy, O.P.; Mr. Fred Salancy, O.P.; Mrs. Norma O'Meara, O.P.; Mr. William O'Meara, O.P., Mr. Lee Bowersox, Candidate; and Mr. Michael Pearson, O.P.