ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RENEWAL OF VOWS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH By Lawrence Luna
What is Renewal of Vows all about?
It means that you will pledge again your promise done during your baptism or marriage or ordination.
What are the different kinds of Renewal of Vows?
Baptismal Vows, Marriage Vows and Religious Vows, and Vows of Service. Why such vows are important?
Because it reminds you on your promises and commitments to God and the Church, as well remembering the graces received in the sacraments.
What are its biblical basis and how will it be done?
During the Renewal of Vows, they are going to have the following: *Present their selves to the altar for their promises (Joshua 24:1) *They are going to renew their promises (Lamentations 5:21) *Then, they will remember the graces received and the bishop or priest will have their blessing (2 Tim 1:6, Mt 19:15, Mk 10:16)