A consecrated virgin is a never-married woman who dedicates her perpetual virginity to God and is set aside as a sacred person who belongs to Christ in the Catholic Church. According to the Code of Canon Law, women who are seeking out this particular vocation must be consecrated to God through the diocesan bishop, according to the rite approved by the Church. Upon consecration, they are betrothed mystically to Christ and are dedicated to the service of the Church, while remaining in a public state of life. Consecrated virgins live individually and receive direction from the diocesan bishop. Their consecration and life of perpetual virginity is permanent.
Their call to a secular state of life means that consecrated virgins have jobs and lives much like that of the average person. They provide for their own needs and the local diocese is not financially responsible for them.
Kristin celebrated her formal Rite of Consecration for a Woman Living in the World on Saturday, February 22, 2020. In preparation for her Consecration, a group of Kristin's friends established an official IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization entitled the "Alliance for Priestly Support" also known as "APS".
The mission of APS is simple: to support certified spiritual directors in their call to serve to the Roman Catholic Priesthood. Very soon Kristin will be returning to her missionary lifestyle. In so doing she will live in complete dependency on God so as to remain in complete availability to whatever the Lord desires.
Your donation is tax deductible as defined by IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit standards.
More importantly, rest assured that 100% of your donation goes to supporting Kristin's mission. There is zero overhead within APS, for all the administrative support is donated by those who support her cause.