Monthly Archives: February 2008

Private Vows Of Poverty, Chastity, And Obedience

by Therese Ivers For centuries people have been embracing the evangelical counsels and binding themselves to observe them by the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.  The most common example we have of persons making these vows are the men … Continue reading

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Consecrated Virgins In Today’s World

by Therese Ivers Although I meant to discuss this vocation at a later date, I was contacted by certain individuals these past few days asking for further information and so it looks like it’s time to tackle this topic on … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes To Avoid In Spiritual Direction For Those Discerning Their Vocation

by Therese Ivers 1st Mistake – Choosing A Director With A Strong Bias Towards A Particular Way Of Life Or Spirituality When Susie approaches her spiritual director who happens to be a Sister, she has the right to expect that … Continue reading

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Is There A Vocation To The Single Life?

by Therese Ivers We know that God has given each and every one of us a personal vocation, a unique path in this world. For many, the view that the “only” vocations in the Church are to marriage, the consecrated … Continue reading

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