2020 Convocation "Focus on Hope" keynote speakers announced

2020 Convocation "Focus on Hope" keynote speakers announced

All who support a vibrant future for religious life are encouraged to attend the 2020 NRVC Convocation in Spokane, Washington, Oct. 30­­­ ‑ Nov. 2. The theme is “2020 Vision: Focus on Hope.” The keynote speakers for the event will be:

Father Antonio M. Pernia, S.V.D.

Pernia is a member of the Society of the Divine Word. He has held leadership positions in seminaries and S.V.D. institutions of higher education and has served in the Philippines and in Rome in S.V.D. leadership, including as superior general.

Sister Anita Price Baird, D.H.M.

Baird, a former member of the HORIZON editorial board, belongs to the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary. She worked for many years in leadership positions in her congregation as well as within the Archdiocese of Chicago. A recipient of numerous awards for leadership and racial justice, her first love is “preaching God’s word.”

Convocation Registration is open.

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