Latest reports on membership trends

Latest reports on membership trends

Available on NRVC website

Sister Sarah Cieplinski, S.N.D.deN. and Sister Carol Lichtenberg, provincial, at Cieplinski's final vows ceremony in December 2018. Photo courtesy of

Each year the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate produces studies about trends in new membership in religious institutes and in the priesthood. Find the latest data on under the "Studies" tab, then "Links to studies & reports."  The latest studies are:

Women and Men Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life: The Profession Class of 2018

Women and Men Entering Religious Life: The Entrance Class of 2018

The Class of 2018: Survey of the Ordinands to the Priesthood

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April  2019

NRVC Board meeting

April 1-4, Chicago

NRVC office closed for holy days

April 18-22

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April 29 - May 1, Heartland, St. Louis, MO

April 29 - May 1, Hudson Valley, Albany, NY

May 1, Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, PA

May 4, New England Member Area, Worcester, MA

May 6-8, Lake Erie/Ohio River, Sylvania, OH

May 10 - 11, Pacific Northwest, Bellevue, WA

May 15 - 16, Mid-Atlantic, Marriottsville, MD

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