5.9.5.3 Faculty of Priests to Dispense and Commute Private Non - Reserved Vows

1. The faculty to dispense and / or commute a private vow for a just cause is given to priests with faculties in the diocese provided the dispensation does not injure vested rights of other parties (c. 1192).

2. This faculty may be exercised for residents, temporary residents, travelers and those who are present in the diocese (c. 110) and may be given outside of the sacrament of reconciliation.




Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor