2012 Pastoral Guidelines for Fostering Vocations to Priestly Ministry
2012 NRVC/CARA Study on Educational Debt and Vocations
2012 World Day of Prayer for Vocations, April 29, 2012
Click here to download the Holy Father's Message.
En Español: Jornada Mundial d Oración por las Vocaciones
2009 NRVC/CARA Study on Recent Vocations
Year for Priests, June 19, 2009-June 19, 2010
Vocation Directors Working with Young Adults
The following resources are for use by anyone involved in vocation promotion to young adults. Each of the programs submitted for inclusion in this section of the NRVC site come from vocation directors who have experienced success with the described strategies. If you have developed a successful vocation program that you'd like to share, please submit your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A list of discerment and service programs requiring a significant time commitment.
A list based on the assumption that young adults desire to live and learn through personal experience.
Ongoing Discernment Approaches
These programs have been used by vocation directors to establish and maintain on-going contact with young adult discerners.
University and College Programs
A selection of faith formation and discernment programs offered to young adults on college campuses.
Young Adult Organizations
A selection of Catholic faith-based organizations run by or for young adults.
POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS ON GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES
This first file is the introduction to what a generation is, why successive generations have different outlooks on things. The second is on specific spiritual tendencies of Millennials and GenX.
Award-winning quarterly journal for vocation ministry. It is an essential resource for the professional and personal growth of the vocation directors and those interested in the future of religious life.
VISION - The Annual Catholic Religious Vocation Discernment Guide
Award-winning print, digital, and online publication for those interested in religious life. VISION's popular Vocation Network website was named a top 10 vocation site by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and features in English, Spanish, and French, including Vocation Match/Encuentro Vocacional, an online discernment tool featured on CBS Evening News and in Time magazine. >>Read more
NRVC Vocation Director's Manual
NRVC Vocation Director's Manual is a two-volume binder with articles on more than 20 topics related to vocation ministry. An annual supplement is also published. To order, call the NRVC office at 773.363.5454, or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Additional Vocation Resources
NRVC produces a number of other vocation resources for vocation ministry, awareness, education, and discernment, including the newly revised 10 questions parents ask about vocations, and English and Spanish pamplets on prayer and discernment. For more information, phone: 1.773-363-5454 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.