Category Archives: Spiritual Direction

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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5 Mistakes To Avoid In Spiritual Direction For Those Discerning Their Vocation

by Therese Ivers 1st Mistake – Choosing A Director With A Strong Bias Towards A Particular Way Of Life Or Spirituality When Susie approaches her spiritual director who happens to be a Sister, she has the right to expect that … Continue reading

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