Monthly Archives: May 2009

Public, Semi-Public, and Private Vows and Promises

By Therese Ivers One of the most frequent topics people discerning their vocation have several questions about is on vows and promises. As most people enter their vocation by means of a vow or vows, this topic is of great … Continue reading

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Consecrated Virgins Part I

alt=”Mystical Betrothal of St. Catherine of Sienna” width=”279″ height=”223″ /> by Therese Ivers, JCL Eleven votes have been cast in favor of having this month’s theme be consecrated virginity.  As I sat down to begin writing this article, one of … Continue reading

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