Category Archives: Obedience

Can Private Vows Be Received by a Priest or Bishop?

by Therese Ivers, JCL Vows can only be accepted by a person with the authority to accept. A single woman who meets all the requirements for marriage has the authority to accept the marriage vows of the man who wants … Continue reading

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Can Bishops Change the Duties of Consecrated Virgins?

Join the forum discussion on this postby Therese Ivers, JCL, OCV A number of readers have asked whether a bishop can impose more duties on the Consecrated Virgin after her consecration. For example, let’s say that Janice was consecrated by … Continue reading

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