He replied by closing the IBVM
foundation in Rome but took no further action for seven years.
From Canada a small group opened the first IBVM
house in Joliet, Ill., near Chicago.
In Ireland he arranged for the services of the Sisters of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loretto Sisters, IBVM
) with the expectation that
"She has been a greatly valued member of the IBVM
for the past 35 years," she said.
A Practical Theology of Perseverance, Gill Goulding, IBVM
, PhD, June 24-27.