News of HORIZON advertisers & NRVC collaborators

News of HORIZON advertisers & NRVC collaborators

New opportunities and resources for you

RFC congress: 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. 

Visit 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.

New book: How We Love: A Formation for the Celibate Life

This new title from Liturgical Press is written by Brother John Mark Falkenhain, O.S.B., a psychologist with experience in vocation and formation ministries. It explores the vow of chastity in depth. Don't miss the excerpt from this book in the Summer 2019 HORIZON.

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.

St. John Vianney Center

The Saint John Vianney Center specializes in psychological and formational assessments for individuals seeking to enter religious life and comprehensive evaluations to identify community and ministry difficulties.

St. Luke Institute candidate assessment, free webinar

St. Luke Institute (SLI), which offers psychological and spiritual assessments of candidates to religious orders, is also sponsoring a November 14 webinar on "Best Practices in the Candidate Evaluation Process." SLI president Father David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D. will offer recommendations for engaging clinicians, candidates, and vocation and formation personnel in a comprehensive, effective evaluation experience. Register here

Prepare the Word

Prepare the Word is a resource to help preachers prepare homilies that hit home. It also offers material to help nourish and strengthen the faith of parishioners. 

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. 

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.


COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS

Catholics on Call

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

Communicators for Women Religious conference

The 25th anniversary conference of the Communicators for Women Religious will have a theme of "Voices Rising the Desert" and will take place in Mesa, Arizona October 1-4. Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. will be a keynote speaker.



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