Periodicals overview

Periodicals overview


NRVC periodicals

HORIZON, Vocation Director's Manual, VISION

HORIZON

HORIZON is an award-winning quarterly journal for vocation ministry. It is an essential resource for the professional and personal growth of vocation directors and those interested in the future of religious life.

HORIZON provides timely articles on all aspects of vocation ministry and related topics within religious life. With nearly 2,000 subscribers from around the world, it is widely respected for the quality of its content. HORIZON is a member publication of the Catholic Press Association. It is available in print, pdf, and digital formats.

To find articles on a particular topic, type the topic in the above search box. Subscribers can find articles dating back to 1999 in the HORIZON Library area. A more detailed index by subject of all HORIZON archives may be found in the Word document HORIZON subject index. An online list of the HORIZON editions and their themes is also available. We also provide a Word document listing, by date, the contents of every edition of HORIZON, the HORIZON annual index.

Download  or view a sample issue.

Non-subscribers can read sample articles: "Accompanying college students," by Sister Nicole Trahan, F.M.I., an experienced campus minister and vocation minister,  "Community appeals to a lonely nation," by Craig Gould, and "Inviting African Americans to join our communities," by Sister Josita Colbert, S.D.deN.

ADVERTISERS: HORIZON reaches a premiere niche of highly educated religious men and women and lay ministers. Contact Carol Schuck Scheiber (cscheiber@nrvc.net) for more information. View or download the rate card.

WRITERS: See our guidelines here.

NRVC vocation director's manual

The NRVC Vocation Director's Manual is now on-line for Members here. This Manual is a compendium of presentations, articles, case studies, power points, etc. related to vocation ministry. This digital version provides NRVC members current information on 47 categories that are contained within 8 main topics relevant to vocation ministry. The result: NRVC members can access over 700 articles with just one click!

VISION vocation guide

This award-winning multimedia publication is the most comprehensive resource for those interested in religious life. VISION's print guide, published annually by the NRVC through TrueQuest Communications, provides fresh and lively articles on prayer & discernment, religious life, Catholicism, and being a sister, priest, brother, and missionary.

The guide, also available in a digital edition and downloadable app, contains an expansive religious community index with descriptive listings of hundreds of participating communities in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, and Italy.

VISION's popular Vocation Network website, named a top 10 vocation site by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is updated daily and offers articles 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; a comprehensive discernment/service/educational events calendar; SpiritCitings blog; Questions Catholics Ask column; an extensive community search; resources for teachers, youth ministers, and parents; discerner blog index; updates on vocation trends; and 24-hour advertiser access to statistics and reader inquiry information.

Additional vocation resources

NRVC produces several vocation resources for vocation ministry, awareness, education, and discernment. Resources can be purchased at a discount as a benefit of membership and by potential members for an additional cost. Resources are available in English and Spanish. An online store is available on this website to preview products and place orders. Other downloadable resources can be found under NRVC Professional Documents and in the Members Only area. For more information, phone: 1-773-363-5454 or e-mail us at nrvc@nrvc.net.



Where to find NRVC publications online and how to submit article ideas

Digital edition/online archives/submissions

HORIZON

Archives

Read an issue online or in digital format by keying in the year and the word Horizon in the search box at the very top of this site on the right. You may then click on the issue you would like to view.

To find articles on a particular topic, type the topic in the above search box. Subscribers can find articles dating back to 1999 in the HORIZON Library area. A more detailed index by subject of all HORIZON archives may be found in the Word document HORIZON subject index. An online list of the HORIZON editions and their themes is also available. We also provide a Word document listing, by date, the contents of every edition of HORIZON, the HORIZON annual index.

Submissions

The HORIZON editor welcomes brief article proposals. Email ideas to cscheiber@nrvc.net. You may want to consult a sample edition and the guidelines for writers for information on the types of articles that fit the publication.

 

VISION - The Annual Catholic Religious Vocation Discernment Guide

Archives

Read VISION content in digital format here: digitalvocationguide.org, or seach VISION's online library here:  vocationnetwork.org/articles/archive

Submissions

VISION encourages article proposals as a first step to developing articles. The best time of year to pitch ideas is late summer or early fall.

Send article proposals or manuscripts to:

Carol Schuck Scheiber, VISION Content Editor
visioncarol@gmail.com or 567-288-2255
3463 Kingsgate Blvd., Toledo, OH 43606

Or contact VISION at its Chicago headquarters at 312-356-9900.



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NRVC publications earn 8 awards

The Catholic Media Association gave eight awards to VISION Vocation Guide and HORIZON vocation ministry journal at its June 2023 awards ceremony. Click here for details. Many thanks to our talented writers, editors, translators, and graphic designers for their outstanding work!



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