Websites of collaborating organizations

Websites of collaborating organizations

NRVC has traditionally enjoyed the collaboration and support of other national organizations within the Church. The groups featured include those organizations or focus groups whose concerns, projects, and events are consistent with the NRVC mission, philosophy and goals. Any other organization seeking a collaborative relationship with NRVC must submit a request in writing. All requests will be reviewed and a decision will be made by the NRVC board. 

 

Major Collaborating Organizations

 

Conference of Major Superiors of Men 

The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) through the leadership of the religious institutes, monastic communities, and societies of apostolic life, addresses the life and concerns of the members of the institutes and societies in the United States, and the evangelizing mission of the institutes, monasteries and societies in the context of church and culture in this country. NRVC actively participates in the Brothers Think Tank and Formation Committee. The NRVC executive director attends its annual assembly held in August.

 

Congregation for Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apstolic Life (CICLSAL) is the congregationo f the Roman Curia responsible for everything which concerns Institutes of Consecrated Life of both women and men, as well as secular institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life, regarding their government, discipline, studies, good, rights and privileges. NRVC was invited to meet with CICLSAL at the Vatican in Rome in 2015.


Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious 

The mission of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR) is to establish an effective collaboration among major superiors; to cooperate closely with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and with individual Bishops; and to nurture “a renewed appreciation of the deeper theological reasons for this special form of consecration.

 

Leadership Conference for Women Religious

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States. The conference has more than 1350 members, who represent nearly 80 percent of women religious in the United States. Founded in 1956, LCWR assists its members to collaboratively carry out their service of leadership to further the mission of the Gospel in today’s world. The NVC executive director and director of member relations and services attends its annual assembly held in August. 

 

National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors 

The National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors (NCDVD) promotes diocesan priesthood, providing resources for the formation, support, and advocacy of diocesan vocation directors as they work within the Catholic Church to foster a culture of vocations, raising up new priests for the Body of Christ. The NRVC executive director attends its annual conference held in July. 

 

Religious Formation Conference 

The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is a national Roman Catholic organization serving religious institutes of women and men with programs and services for those in the ministry of initial and lifelong formation, and general congregational membership. The NRVC executive director attends its biennial Congress. NRVC collaborates with RFC during National Catholic Sisters Week and Religious Brothers Day events at CTU.


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 

The USCCB Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations seeks to foster and encourage the various forms of consecrated life in the Church today. These diverse forms include: Monastic Life, the Orders of Virgins, Hermits, and Institutes completely devoted to contemplation, Apostolic Religious Life, Secular Institutes, Societies of Apostolic Life, and new or renewed forms of the consecrated life (cf. Vita Consecrata, 6-12).  The NRVC executive director attends the annual USCCB CCLV meeting in November. 

 

Partner organizations

A Nun's Life Ministry

A Nun’s Life Ministry helps people discover and grow in their vocation by engaging questions about God, faith, and religious life. A Nun’s Life Ministry is founded on the belief that each person is called by God to a vocation that enriches the individual and the world. 

 

Catholic Campus Ministry Association

The mission of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) is to be the voice and promote the mission of the Church among its students in higher education by empowering campus ministers through formation, networking and resources.

 

Catholic Legal Immingration Network

Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community immigration legal programs.

 

Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) is a national, non-profit, Georgetown University affiliated research center that conducts social scientific studies about the Catholic Church. The mission of CARA is to: increase the Church's self understanding; to serve the applied research needs of Church decision-makers; and to advance scholarly research on religion, particularly Catholicism. 

 

Communicators for Women Religious

The Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) is a professional organization of personnel responsible for communications within religious congregations of women. Their mission is to be a network of professional support and education for members who promote understanding of women religious, enhance their image and advance their mission. 

 

Mexican American Catholic College

The Mission of the Mexican American Catholic College is to empower and educate leaders for service in a culturally diverse church and society. The Mexican American Catholic College is an independent, Catholic institution of higher learning.  

 

National Catholic Development Conference, Inc.

The National Catholic Development Conference assists Catholic organizations in the ministry of philanthropy by empowering members to promote our common gospel mission, inspire our communities and better our world.

 

 

National Federation for Catholic Youth Minstry

The mission of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) is to support and strengthen those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ. 

 

Religious Brothers Conference

The Religious Brothers Conference (RBC) is a service organization in the Catholic Church. The mission of the RBC is to promote an awareness of the calling of Brothers in the Church and society. 

 

Resource Center for Religious Institutes 

The Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) serves its member institutes by providing integrated education, advocacy, consultation and collaborative initiatives to support religious institutes in meeting their current and emerging stewardship responsibilities.

 

Foundations and Benefactors

NRVC is grateful to the following foundations and benefactors for their generous financial support to advance the mission of NRVC to be a a catalyst for vocation discernment and the full flourishing of religious life as sisters, brothers, and priests for the ongoing transformation of the world.

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is a family foundation established in 1944 by the man who started Hilton Hotels. We provide funds to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people throughout the world.

 

Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst Foundation

Founded in 1965 by Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst, GHR collaborates with a community of thought leaders to exchange ideas and locally-driven solutions, anchored in responsibility and the knowledge that we are all deeply connected. With our partners, we meet each challenge with creativity and optimism because we have seen the impact possible through design-build philanthropy.

 

J.S. Paluch Company, National Vocation Awareness Division

The J.S. Paluch Company Inc. is dedicated to serving Catholic parishes and organizations as well as local and national church bulletin advertisers throughout the United States. The J.S. Paluch's National Vocations Awareness Division (NVAD) promotes vocation awareness through a fully-funded annual seminar for leaders in diocesan and religious vocation ministry, collaboration with vocation directors, vocation prayers in calendar and periodical publications, and media support.

 

Lilly Endowment Inc.

Lilly Endowment Inc. is a private philanthropic foundation based in Indianapolis. The Endowment was created in 1937 by three members of the Lilly family – J.K. Lilly, Sr. and sons Eli and J.K. Jr. – through gifts of stock in their pharmaceutical business, Eli Lilly and Company. They fund significant programs throughout the United States, especially in the field of religion,

 

Resource organizations

Association of Latin American Missionary Sisters/Asociación de Hermanas Latinas Misioneras en America (AHLMA)

Catholic Theological Union

Catholic Volunteer Network

Catholics on Call

Center for the Study of Consecrated Life

Institute for Religious Formation

Giving Voice

National Black Sisters Conference

National Catholic Sisters Project

National Catholic Sisters Week

National Conference of Vicars for Religious

Praesidium

United States Conference of Secular Institutes

USA Council of Serra International

 



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