Today we celebrate Saint Irene Chrysovalantou— Trisagionfilms (@TrisagionFilms) July 28, 2021
wedded to Christ, the immortal and holy King, bringing to Him as a precious dowry your virginity and the trophies you have won over the demons through abstinence. O Venerable Mother Irene, entreat your Bridegroom to grant us mercy. pic.twitter.com/pD9nB39jSh
Why should female religious or virings be the only ones to be venerated as Brides of Christ? Why shouldn't we speak of married women or of even men being wedded to Christ? There are some who will actually affirm this, taking poetic language too far.