Category Archives: Canonical Requirements

What’s So Important About Being Careful With Private Vows Or Promises?

by Therese Ivers, JCL In one of the states of the US that I grew up in, there is a convent.  In that convent are women dressed in habits.  They make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience… and they live … 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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International Congress Pilgrimage of Consecrated Virgins, Rome Day III

Four very beautiful presentations were given at the congress this day. One was by Archbishop Raymond Burke. Another was by Judith Stegman, another by a French Archbishop and the last by a consecrated virgin from Italy. An update will be … Continue reading

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