Category Archives: Religious Brothers

Isolation, Sunday Rest, and Hermits

Join the forum discussion on this postby Mother Therese Ivers, JCD(cand), OCV, DHS One of the deacons I am friends with has spoken about his visits to impoverished housebound people and assistance both spiritual and temporal given to them. Our … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into One of the Rarest Vocations On Earth

by Therese Ivers, JCL, OCV Part I.  The Friars Vocation directors often find it quite challenging to find new members for their communities in this day and age.  When the pool of candidates for Friars is limited to a percentage … Continue reading

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Finances: Do You Have Personal Debt and Wish to Pursue a Religious Vocation?

Many who graduate private colleges have student loans that they must pay off before they may join the seminary or religious life.  I have personally known people whose entrance into religious life and the seminary were delayed, sometimes by several … Continue reading

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