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Webinar for discerners Thurs. Sept. 30

Webinar for discerners Thurs. Sept. 30

Program aimed at young adults | All who support religious life are welcome

Tune in on September 30, 8 p.m. Central Time, for our webinar "Fundamentals: from call to charism to community living" for insight on religious life today. The format is simple, four outstanding speakers will share their insights and then welcome questions from participants. The webinar will run one hour. It is free, but you must register to participate or to receive an on-demand link following the session. This is the first of six webinars, available thanks to the generosity of the GHR Foundation. Learn more here.


Join us for Fall Institute via Zoom

Join us for Fall Institute via Zoom

Due to the uncertainty of how COVID-19 continues to spread and affect our lives, our biennial Fall Institute, October 5-19, will be offered live through Zoom. Join us in the comfort of your home, no hassles with travel or packing, just time to enjoy learning from experienced presenters who will engage participants with a reasonable schedule integrated with screen breaks. Don’t postpone, register today for this outstanding opportunity for learning, support, and networking. 

Behavioral Assessment 2—October 5-6, 9:30 - 3:00 CT

Behavioral Assessment 1—October 8-10, 9:30 - 3:00 CT

Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors— October 12-16, 9:30 - 3:30 CT

Navigating Uncertainty with Young People through Accompaniment—October 19


Webinar on vocation ministry strategies Nov. 17

Webinar on vocation ministry strategies Nov. 17

Join us Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. ET to explore “Using all avenues to support vocation ministry.”  Two seasoned vocation directors will present on effective programs and strategies for reaching prospective candidates. Father Tom McCarthy, O.S.A. and Sister Donna Del Santo, S.S.J. will talk about outreach through parishes, colleges, high schools, and service programs. One half of the hour-long program will be presentations; the second half will be a live Q&A with audience participants. The webinar is free, but you must register to participate or to receive an on-demand link following the session. Download a flyer; click here to register.

 


"Navigating Uncertainty with Young People" workshop Oct. 19

"Navigating Uncertainty with Young People" workshop Oct. 19

Members of NRVC have the opportunity to take part for free in a $100 online workshop on October 19, 2-3:30 p.m., entitled “Navigating Uncertainty with Young People through Accompaniment,” by Josh Packard of Springtide Research Institute. This workshop will address ways to build trust and minister to young people during this period of economic, social, and health unknowns. NRVC members can register at no cost for this virtual workshop (which includes a link to watch a pre-recorded session and a link for a live session.)  Go to the NRVC store and indicate you will pay by check not credit card. The workshop fee for non-members is $100; payment by credit card is appreciated.


Celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 7-13

Celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 7-13

Every year, the U.S. church provides an opportunity to focus on the topic of vocation during National Vocation Awareness Week, to take place November 7-13. The NRVC encourages members and friends to take advantage of this week to celebrate and promote both religious life and the foundational calling to discipleship that every Christian has. For ideas and resources, click here.


Resource of the month: Infographic handouts

Resource of the month: Infographic handouts

With National Vocation Awareness Week November 7-13, this is the perfect time to stock up on infographic handouts. These colorful 8.5-by-11-inch sheets pack in all the most important results from our 2020 Study of Recent Vocations to Religious Life. Update and inspire your community, discerners, and the public. Download the handout here in Spanish or English. Order them in packets of 50, printed in full color on quality paper, here. $25 for members; $37 non-members.


Member area meetings

Member area meetings

For details, contact your member area coordinator or see member news.
Hudson Valley—September 28, via Zoom
Delaware Valley—September 28, via Zoom
New England—October 14, via Zoom
Mid-Atlantic—October 18-19, 2021, Bon Secours Retreat Center, MD
Midwest—October 19
Lake Erie/Ohio River—October 28, via Zoom 
Upper Midwest—October 19 via Zoom
International —October 30 via Zoom

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NRVC Board Meeting

Sept 21-23,

via Zoom

Member Area Gatherings - Hudson & Delaware Valley

September 28,

via Zoom

Member Area Gathering - West Coast

September 30,

via Zoom

From Call to Charism to Community Living

September 30,

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Behavioral Assessment 1

Oct 8-10,

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Behavioral Assessment 2

Oct 5-6,

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Member Area Gathering - New England

October 14,

via Zoom

Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors

Oct 12-16,

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Navigating Uncertainty with Young People

October 19,

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Member Area Gathering - Midwest & Upper Midwest

October 19,

via Zoom

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