News of our collaborators

News of our collaborators

Religious priesthood conference, RFC events, communicators conference

Religious priesthood conference April 6-7

The Center for the Study of Consecrated Life will sponsor a conference on religious life priesthood April 6-7 at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Three keynoters will speak: Archbishop Joseph Tobin, C.S.S.R.; Edward Hahnenberg, Ph.D.; and Father Robin Ryan, C.P. For more information, see ctuconsecratedlife.org.

RFC offers a variety of events, programs

Among the programs that Religious Formation Conference is offering are: "Religious Communal Living as an Intercultural Journey," May 6 in Saint Louis, with Pio Estepa, S.V.D., and "Crossing the Borders of Diversity: Interpersonal Skills and Challenges," May 13 in Philadelphia, with Luisa Saffiotti, Ph. D. A new cohort is forming for ForMission, the RFC’s formation program for those preparing for or are new to formation ministry; applications are due by April 12. The Life Commitment Program, for religious approaching final profession, will be offered in Leavenworth, Kansas. Learn more at relforcon.org. 

CMSWR directory

The Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR) recently released the 2017-2018 edition of its Vocations Directory. The Vocations Directory is published every two years and highlights over 100 different religious communities. The directory offers updated photos and a summary of each community as well as contact information. Find it at cmswr.org

Job opening

The Office of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is searching for a new associate director. Candidates must be a religious sister in good standing in the church, have a bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or a related field, and have a minimum of 5 years of vocation ministry experience. For more information, please contact Father TJ Dolce, director of the Office of Vocations, at 713-652-8239 or vocations@archgh.org. The application deadline is May 15.

Calling all musical artists

The Daughters of Charity are reaching out to find talented musicians and singers to create two music videos. They need 8-10 people, including priests, brothers, sisters from different religious communities/dioceses. The recording is scheduled for Labor Day weekend in St. Louis. Those selected would be responsible for travel and taping fees. For more information, please contact Sister Liz Sjoberg, D.C. at elizabethann.sjoberg@doc.org.

Communicators conference: Save the date

Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) will host its 23rd annual conference October 3-6 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada—its first outside the United States. The theme is “One Voice: Charged by the Current / Voix Unies: Courant Puissant.”
 
Presenters and topics include: Dr. Moira McQueen (Catholic social teaching and communications); Heather Mansfield (social media), Sister Nuala Kenny (ethics of communication), Blayne Haggart (copyright), and Sister Kateri Mitchell (spirituality of communications).
 
For more information, visit c4wr.org. Online registration will be available soon.



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