Convocation follow-up links, videos, photos

Convocation follow-up links, videos, photos

Event gathers 300+ under theme of accompaniment

Congratulations to the staff of Youth in Theology and Ministry (YTM), who received NRVC's Mustard Seed Award; staffer Donelle Poling from YTM is in the center of the top left photo with those who nominated her, Sister Stephanie Spandl, SS.N.D. to her left and Gregory Darr to her right. NRVC also recognized two NRVC members with the Outstanding Member Recognition Award: Father Timothy Armbruster, C.P.P.S. received the award on behalf of  Joseph Nassal, C.P.P.S. (center photo with Michelle Horton, who nominated Nassal) and Sister Mary Rowell, C.S.J. (right photo with Sister Donna Del Santo, S.S.J. to the left of Sister Mary).

 

The NRVC staff received the Harvest Award. Pictured here are Maureen Cetera, director of finance and human resources; Debbie Prieto, administrative assistant; Marge Argyelan, database administrator; and Sister Deborah Borneman, SS.C.M., director of member relations and services.

Over 300 vocation ministers and others invested in vocation ministry gathered in Buffalo, New York for the 30th anniversary convocation of NRVC under the theme "Walk with me: Encounter, Accompaniment, Invitation."  Follow up resources are now available:

• Videos of keynote addresses and the young adult panel event are available to NRVC members here.

• Photos of the event may be viewed or downloaded here.

Attendees are urged to complete their online evaluation of the convocation if they have not yet done so.

At the closing banquet, NRVC honored the following people for outstanding contributions to vocation ministry: The NRVC staff received the Harvest Award; Sister Mary Rowell, C.S.J. and Father Joseph Nassal, C.P.P.S received Outstanding Member Recognition Awards; and Youth in Theology and Ministry received the Mustard Seed Award.

Founding members in attendance were also honored: Sisters Lucille Flores, S.S.M.; Suzanne Marie Kush, C.S.S.F.; Marie Francis Lomeo, R.G.S.; Juliana Miska, S.C.C.; Josefina Ramac, S.P.; Concetta DeFelice, O.S.F.; and Pat Dowling, C.B.S., as well as Brother Bill Boslett, O.S.F.

The Winter edition of HORIZON: Journal of the National Religious Vocation Conference will carry keynote addresses. Be sure to renew your membership in order to receive the Winter edition.



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