Category Archives: private vow

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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Disbanded by the Archbishop’s Orders: The Intercessors of the Lamb

by Therese Ivers, JCL One of the purposes of this website is to give tools to those discerning their vocation to help enable them to make an informed decision.  I have not been posting on this site too often lately … Continue reading

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Will You Take the Next Step?

by Therese Ivers, JCL An individual who had heard me introduce myself to a group as a consecrated virgin spoke with me at a table. He asked me whether I was thinking of “taking the next step”. Startled, I asked … Continue reading

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