Media information

Media information

Press release on the NRVC/CARA Vocation Study, Aug. 6, 2009

Press release of NRVC Executive Director to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Nov. 18, 2009

Summary of study presented to the bishops



Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC Address to the USCCB

(All sessions from the U.S. Bishops' meeting may be found by clicking the "on-demand" box in the video player. Br. Paul's talk appears in the Nov. 18 Part 1 morning session at time 55:35).

Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC on the NRVC/CARA study

Sr. Julie Vieira, IHM on the witness of a sister in inspiring her vocation

Bao Trung Tran, SVD on the importance of family in planting the seeds of vocation

Br. Jesus Alonso, CSC on the value of community life and the need for personal transformation

MORE VIDEOS about religious life

The vocation study in the news:

NY Times article by Laurie Goodstein
AP article by Eric Gorski
CNS article by Chaz Muth
CNS article by Peter Finney
CNS article by Peter Finney on LCWR Conference
NPR "Tell Me More" interview with Sr. Mary Bendyna
A Nun's Life podcast interview with Br. Paul Bednarczyk and Patrice Tuohy
Baltimore Sun article by Matthew Brown
NCR article by John Allen
NCR's John Allen interview with Br. Paul Bednarcyzk, CSC

Available for interviews:

Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC, NRVC Executive Director

Call to schedule interviews.

General media inquiries:

Patrice Tuohy
Executive Editor, VISION Vocation Guide
773-370-4568 (cell)
312-356-9900 (office)

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