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I am Republishing The One Bride: The Church and Consecrated Virginity Sr. Mary Jane Klimisch, OSB

by Therese Ivers, JCL Several years ago I was doing research in a seminary library and decided for “down time” I would read a book on consecrated virginity. After climbing dusty stairs and sifting through dustier books, I came across … 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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