News of HORIZON advertisers & NRVC collaborators

News of HORIZON advertisers & NRVC collaborators

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Redemptorist Renewal Center

The peaceful Sonoran Desert is the stunning setting for this retreat center. It offers programs year-round, including its "Contemplative Study and Sabbatical Program" and the "Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction." Learn more at desertrenewal.org. 

Jackson Psychological Services

Assessments of candidates to religious institutes are offered by a skilled, experienced religious, psychologist, and NRVC member / presenter / HORIZON writer: Sister Cindy Kaye, R.S.M., Ph.D. 

Institute of Religious Formation & Hesburgh Sabbatical 

The Institute of Religious Formation and Hesburgh Sabbatical Programs at Catholic Theological Union are currently accepting applications for the fall semester of both programs, which begin August 28. For more information, see ctu.edu/academics/special-programs.

Mexican American Catholic College

The Mexican American Catholic College in San Antonio, Texas offers courses in Pastoral Spanish and Hispanic Ministry. Participate in a transformative experience and be part of a diverse community rooted in faith: maccsa.org.

Thank you HORIZON advertisers!

HORIZON reaches a premier niche of highly educated religious men and women and lay ministers. Readers hold leadership positions in their communities and influence community decisions. Contact editor Carol Schuck Scheiber for more information: cscheiber@nrvc.net or 567-288-2255. Download the current rate card here.


COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS

Catholics on Call

Catholics on Call is sponsoring a Young Adult Conference July 23-27. The conference will be expanded to a five-day program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. This experience is designed for women and men (ages 18+) who may be thinking about a life of service in the church as a lay minister, religious sister, brother, or priest. Applications for the 2019 Young Adult Conference are available here.

Catholics on Call also invites campus ministers, vocation directors, and anyone who works with young adult Catholics to attend its next Partner Conference, which will be September 19-20.

 

CTU offering online class about religious life

The online course "Religious Life for the 21st Century: Creating Communities of Hope on a Global Scale," will be offered by Catholic Theological Union starting September 9. Sister Maria Cimperman, R.S.C.J. will teach the course. Learn more at ctu.edu.

 

RFC conference: Sept. 15 discount rate deadline

The Religious Formation Conference is gathering October 24-27 for its biennial congress in Louisville, Kentucky: "Being Signs of Courageous Hope."  Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J. and Father Bryan Massangale will be keynote speakers. Pimentel has been an outspoken advocate for immigrants and refugees as the executive director of of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. Massangale, who teaches at Fordham, has long been a voice for social justice, particularly racial justice. 

Visit www.rfccongress2019.com; the deadline for discounted registration is September 15. For questions about sponsoring or exhibiting, contact Ryan Hoffmann, associate director at rhoffmann@relforcon.org.

 

Conference on Human Formation next April

Save the date for the Conference on Human Formation: Mental Health Matters, April 20-23, 2020, to be held at Saint Meinrad, Indiana Archabbey, Seminary, and School of Theology.

The conference will address mental health concerns that commonly arise among men and women pursuing priesthood and religious life. Topics include addressing mood disorders and anxiety, understanding personality disorders, screening for emotional and psychosexual concerns, dealing with trauma or abuse in discernment, and more. Learn more here



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