The young Sister of the Redeemer professed perpetual vows in the order during a Mass and ceremony in December 2017 at the Redeemer Sisters’ Chapel in Huntingdon Valley, with chaplain Father Timothy Judge and province leader Sister Anne Marie Haas presiding. Read the remarkable life story of Sister Kimberly in our Profile section. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Sister Kimberly Kessler prays at Redeemer Sister’s Chapel in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County.
Father Timothy Judge, chaplain for the Sisters of the Redeemer, blesses the ring of Sister Kimberly Kessler as Sister Anne Marie Haas, province leader, looks on.
Sister Kimberly Kessler professes her final vows as a Sister of the Redeemer Dec. 9 at the sisters’ chapel in Huntingdon Valley.
Sister Anne Marie Haas, province leader, congratulates Sister Kimberly Kessler after she professes her final vows for the Sisters of the Redeemer.
Sister of the Redeemer Anne Marie Haas, left, places a ring on Sister Kimberly Kessler’s hand as she makes her final vows as a Sister of the Redeemer. The ring had been worn by her mother until her death, and was the gift of Sister Kimberly’s father.
Father Timothy Judge, Sister Kimberly Kessler and Sister Anne Marie Haas sign a document for Sister Kimberly’s final vows as a Sister of the Redeemer.
Sister Kimberly Kessler’s father John embraces her after she makes her final vows.
Sisters of the Redeemer pose for a photo after Sister Kimberly Kessler’s profession of vows Dec. 9 at the Redeemer Sisters’ Chapel.