Category Archives: Congregation

Discerning to Death; Tapering One’s Discernment Towards Its Conclusion

by Therese Ivers, JCL Way back in September, I was asked to help with an upcoming retreat for women discerning their vocations and who feel like they’re beating their heads on the wall “discerning to death”.  This topic really resonated … Continue reading

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International Congress Pilgrimage of Virgins Rome 2008 Part II

Today, the schedule for the congress was quite busy. The day was kicked off with a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica celebrated by Cardinal Rode, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Concelebrating … Continue reading

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Diverse Models Of Authority In Religious Life Conference… Cont’d

Yesterday’s conference was very interesting and we had some very special speakers and guests. It was held in my “classroom” which is one of the University’s halls. While I made a personal recording of most of the talks, our DoIHaveAVocation.com’s … Continue reading

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