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Association of Consecrated Virgins (USACV)
The Most Blessed Virgin Mary is the patroness of the USACV, and years ago consecrated virgins also affectionately chose Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha as a patroness. Thus it is with great joy that we celebrated her canonization on October 21, 2012 as the first native American Saint. Likewise, it was with great joy, that we announced the release of the first volume of a new series, An Introduction to the Vocation of Consecrated Virginity Lived in the World.
The December issue of
is now available.
Philadelphia hosts consecrated virgins by Jeff Gammage, Inquirer Staff Writer
That those from diverse religious traditions and all people of good will may work together for peace.
That in this year dedicated to consecrated life, religious men and women may rediscover the joy of following Christ and strive to serve the poor with zeal.