Category Archives: Celibacy

To Save A Thousand Souls by Fr. Brett Brannen: A Book Review

Join the forum discussion on this post by Therese Ivers, JCL Have you ever been torn between getting married and becoming a priest? If you are serious about discerning your vocation, one of the best tools to have is this … Continue reading

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On Hermits and Virgins

                                                                                                                                                  by Therese Ivers, JCL About fifteen years ago, while in the midst of my vocational discernment, I found an article on consecrated virgins.  The author described consecrated virgins as women who made public vows in the hands of the … Continue reading

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