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take vows

To commit oneself to a religious order. Yes, I am taking vows and devoting my life to God. My brother has taken vows and joined the priesthood.
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After taking vows in the convent where she was raised, though, she finds that her new relationship with God is different from that which the nuns raised her to have: "I was subject to God, and to no one else.
Women are already free to live temporarily at the convent, without taking vows, by participating in its "Alongsider" program.
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Even as some members commit themselves to remain celibate for the sake of dedicating themselves fulltime to apostolic work, they do so without taking vows.
My partner and I will celebrate 30 years together in December, but we have no intention of engaging with the state by taking vows.
On the verge of taking vows in the community of nuns that raised her as an orphan, 18-year-old postulant Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska) is suddenly ordered by Mother Superior to leave the convent and visit an unknown aunt.
Isn't a franchise agreement similar to a marriage, dedicating each to the other, taking vows to honor and respect in a variety of ways?
A worker in a religious vocation is a person called to religious life, as evidenced by the demonstration of a lifelong commitment, such as taking vows.
Yet, every year, soaps are full of couples taking vows - or sometimes being dumped at the altar - on the big day.
The day ended with students taking vows along with their mentors to repeat the activity every year even after they leave the institution with the same enthusiasm.
TAKING VOWS Kelly and Adrian FRISKY BUSINESS Being searched KISS THE BRIDE Kelly and Adrian LOVE NEST Strangeways WAITING Kelly and her four children
Francis of Penance and Christian Charity in 1932, taking vows in 1934.
Brother Gabriel's leadership abilities were quickly recognized; in January, 1950, just two months after his taking vows, he was assigned to the post of prior, beginning a full sixty years of his serving in the capacity of superior, eight in Cambridge and the remainder in the rural environs of Still River, Massachusetts.
the freedom on the While training at Ushaw College in Durham, he decided against being a priest and joined a religious order, taking vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience.