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International Congress Pilgrimage of Virgins Rome 2008 Part II

Today, the schedule for the congress was quite busy. The day was kicked off with a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica celebrated by Cardinal Rode, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Concelebrating … Continue reading

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International Congress Pilgrimage of Consecrated Virgins Rome 2008 Day 1

Today was the first day of the International Congress Pilgrimage of the Consecrated Virgins held in Rome. After registration, almost 500 consecrated virgins from 52 countries gathered for Vespers and Mass celebrated by an Archbishop of France and half a … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday Chrism Mass With Pope Benedict XVI, March 20, 2008

by Therese Ivers border=”4″ height=”275″ hspace=”5″ vspace=”5″ width=”234″ /> This year I decided to be present at a Mass that happens once a year in the cathedrals of the dioceses around the world because of its significance for vocations. The … Continue reading

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