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The 42-Year-Old Virgin

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Posted on Oct 12, 2006
Consecrated Virgin
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A 42-year-old Ithaca, N.Y., woman dedicated her virginity to Jesus in a Catholic ceremony so rare that even her priest didn’t know it existed.

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USA Today:

She stood at the altar in a white gown and veil, but she was there for no man. Lori Rose Cannizzaro was dedicating her virginity to Jesus.

Saturday’s rare Catholic ceremony, one her own pastor didn’t know existed, turned the 42-year-old into a “consecrated virgin.” Fewer than 200 women in the United States and 2,000 worldwide have declared their perpetual virginity, according to U.S. Association of Consecrated Virgins.

“There are people who think I’m nuts,” Cannizzaro said.

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By Noel Hurtley, October 15, 2006 at 5:01 am Link to this comment
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“There are people who think I’m nuts.”

I never would have guessed.

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By Hemi, October 13, 2006 at 9:21 am Link to this comment
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I was considering joining the U.S. Association of Consecrated Virgins. They told me that altar boy weekend with Father Rodimer made me ineligible.

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By Jon B, October 12, 2006 at 11:07 pm Link to this comment
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>>>>>>>“There are people who think I’m nuts,” Cannizzaro said.<<<<<<<<<<<

She is absolutely correct. Moreover, she’s born 2,000 years too late because her mindset is in stone age.

Who poisoned her mind when she was in her tender years? She couldn’t possibly so wild if religion was introduced after 18 years of age.

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By R. A. Earl, October 12, 2006 at 8:30 pm Link to this comment
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““There are people who think I’m nuts,” Cannizzaro said.”

I’m one of them.

I wonder if the “U.S. Association of Consecrated Virgins” holds an annual convention? What could they possibly discuss?

It sure would be fun if the U.S. Association of Traveling Salemen or the Shriner’s would hold their annual do at the same hotel at the same time!

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By Broiler, October 12, 2006 at 6:00 pm Link to this comment
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It’s nice to know that we continue to have
the freedom to make these kinds of personal
choices in America.

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