NRVC continues during COVID-19 shutdown

NRVC continues during COVID-19 shutdown

Board meets, staff continues via remote work, some events postponed

NRVC board members met via Zoom to carry on their normal spring meeting.

The NRVC staff and board have been continuing their work during the COVID-19 shutdown. Staff members are carrying on their normal work from home and are regularly checking messages left on the phone of the main office: 773-363-5454. The best way to reach staff is by email. Contact information is here.

Board meeting carries on by Zoom

The NRVC board conducted its April meeting by Zoom, doing long-term planning for the organization, preparing for the study release, updating plans for the convocation, and electing three new members who will begin their terms in August. Congratulations to:

  • Sister Jean Marie Fernandez, R.S.G.
  • Sister Marichui Bringas, C.C.V.I
  • Brother Brian Poulin, F.M.S.

This newsletter will carry details on these three new board members in August when their terms begin.

Member areas

Thank you to member areas for quick action to postpone or move spring events to online formats. Please consult your member area coordinators for updated information about NRVC local events as the coronavirus conditions evolve.

Religious Brothers Symposium postponed

Please consult for updates on this symposium, which had been slated to take place in Boston in April.

Religious Brothers Day May 1

Consider planning an online form of celebration for Religious Brothers Day, such as a Facebook livestream or social media campaign. Learn more about the day here

Database position to be filled later

The part-time database administrator position remains open. Interviews will be scheduled after travel restrictions have been lifted.

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