Membership Benefits & Fees

Membership Benefits & Fees

The National Religious Vocation Conference is the only organization that directly serves the professional needs of religious vocation directors in the U.S.

Benefits of membership:
Essential for all religious institutes

• Subscription to the highly respected HORIZON quarterly journal, the only English-language professional vocation journal in the Church; Focus on Vocation Ministry, an online monthly newsletter; and other electronic updates.
• Grant eligibility from the National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations to help defray the costs of accepting a candidtate with educational debt.  
Members-only website access. Members' login allows access to the complete Vocation Director’s manual, HORIZON archives, sample forms, and many other essential resources.  
Special rates on NRVC programs for professional growth and continuing education and formation in vocation ministry and for NRVC's award-winning publications and resources.
• Participation in a professional support network of those committed to vocation ministry regionally, nationally, and internationally. This includes access to any of the member area meetings, inclusion in the online member directory, and other networking opportunities.
• Your religious institute highlighted on the NRVC website and recognized in the print and online versions of VISION Vocation Guide, the most comprehensive vocation discernment guide in print and online.
• Email and phone vocation ministry consultation.
• A share in NRVC’s advocacy for vocations to religious life with the USCCB, the religious leadership conferences, the Catholic press and media, other national and international Catholic organizations and vocation conferences.
Support for your vocation ministry and the vocation discernment of young Catholics through campus ministry, young adult, parish, parent, and discerner resources, particularly NRVC’s VISION Vocation Network and Vocation Match services.
• Participation in and support for the national and international vocation promotion and development efforts of NRVC.
• Full participation in NRVC as a voting member with eligibility for board membership and regional leadership.

For religious institutes to have a viable future, investment in vocation promotion is essential.

 

NRVC membership fees

Professional membership is open to vocation ministers appointed by their religious community, diocese, or organization, and others interested and/or involved in vocation ministry.

Five Member License

Five (5) people per government unit of a religious institute/organization with full membership receiving all NRVC benefits. (A government unit is defined as a region, province, or monastery with a designated major superior.) Institutes may purchase multiple 5-users licenses.
Membership is open to full-time or part-time vocation directors as well as those persons interested or involved in vocation ministry.
Cost: $1,350

Please note that annual membership fees will increase in 2020 to $1,385 for a license. The last time membership fees increased was in 2014. 

Click here to register or renew, or call Marge at 773-595-4034.

Individual Membership

One (1) person in a religious institute/organization with full membership receiving all NRVC benefits.
Cost: $800

Please note that annual membership fees will increase in 2020 to $820 for an individual membership. The last time membership fees increased was in 2014. 

Click here to register or renew, or call Marge at 773-595-4034.

 

Download and print this handy sheet on the "Five Essential Benefits of Membership."



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