Tag Archives: private vows

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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What’s So Important About Being Careful With Private Vows Or Promises?

by Therese Ivers, JCL In one of the states of the US that I grew up in, there is a convent.  In that convent are women dressed in habits.  They make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience… and they live … Continue reading

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Public, Semi-Public, and Private Vows and Promises

By Therese Ivers One of the most frequent topics people discerning their vocation have several questions about is on vows and promises. As most people enter their vocation by means of a vow or vows, this topic is of great … Continue reading

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