Board nominations

The National Board is seeking nominations among NRVC membership to serve a three year term beginning in August 2018. Members may self-nominate or nominate another NRVC member.  All nominations need to be recieved at the national office by May 15. For questions about service on the Board, read more here

New resources available

New discernment prayer cards have been designed for graduations, Confirmations, retreats and more. The inspirational prayer on the front is by martyred Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford and the back side of the card provides a list of some of the great witnesses from scripture who have answered God's call. Order now.

Synod, National Dialogue and V Encountro

2018 Synod Prep Doc SummaryThe next general assembly of Catholic bishops will take up the theme: “Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment.” To prepare for this 15th Ordinary General Synod, read the following prepatory documents:

Pope Francis has written a preparatory document  and a letter to young people.  There is also a special prayer written for young people. 

The National Dialogue is an initiative for an energized and unified Church committed to forming and engaging youth and young adults as missionary disciples. The three-year process will culminate in inviting those who participate to take action on the insights from the XV Ordinary Synod, V Encuentro. Read more....

The Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro) is a historic ecclesial gathering of 3,000 Hispanic/Latino Ministry leaders/delegates from dioceses, ecclesial movements, schools, universities and Catholic organizations from across the country. Learn more...

Member Area Meetings

Spring provides ample opportunities to gather together for professional development, updating on best practices and networking with other NRVC members. All NRVC members are invited to attend any NRVC Member Area Meeting, regardless where they reside and minister. Log into the website and go to the Members Only Section for a complete list of events, topics, and how to register

APRIL GATHERINGS: The Midwest Member Area will be hosting a retreat day April 24-25, with Fr. Joseph Nassal in South Bend. The Heartland Member Area will discuss the Synod April 9-11 in Leaventworth, KS; the New England Member Area meets April 21 in  Holyoke, MA; the Hudson Valley Member Area meets April 29 in Albany, NY and the Delaware Valley meets April 30 in Caldwell, NJ.

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April 2018

NRVC Office Closed

April 2

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

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April 9-11, Heartland; April 21, Holyoke, MA; April 23-25, Donaldson, IN; April 29, Albany, NY; April 30, Caldwell, NJ


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