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NEWS

Highlights from Convocation

Our gathering in Buffalo provided amazing insights and lively conversation and above all hope for the future. Thank you to NRVC board, staff, and members who joined us in Buffalo. Read more highlights here.


Renew/sign up now for 2019 NRVC membership 

Our programming, services, and resources are designed specifically with our members in mind. That is why our membership continues to grow. Thank you for allowing us to serve you in your vital vocation ministry.

Please take a moment now to renew or join NRVC for 2019. Click Click here to renew online, or call Marge Argyelan at 773.595.4034.


Misericordia Scholarship fund

Misericordia Scholarship FundThe National Religious Vocation Conference is grateful to offer scholarships to religious institutes in financial need for NRVC membership and programs. In our 30th anniversary of NRVC, we are striving to raise $30,000. To date, our donations have exceeded $24,000. Please help us to reach our goal. Read more... Donate here.


 Mark your calendar

World Day for Consecrated Life

February 2, 2019

National Catholic Sisters Week

March 8-14, 2019

Religious Brothers Day

May 1, 2019

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 12, 2019

Summer Institute

Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors: July 9-13

Ethical Issues for Vocation and Formation Directors: July 15-16

Behavioral Assessment 1: July 18-20

Due Diligence in Vocation Ministry: July 18-20

Communication Skills to Promote Vocations: July 22-24

Fall Institute

Behavioral Assessment 2: October 8-9

Behavioral Assessment 1: October 11-12

Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors: October 15-19

The Art of Discernment: Accompaniment and Assessment: October 21-23

2020 Study on Recent Vocations underway

The GHR Foundation awarded NRVC a grant for a follow-up study to our groundbreaking 2009 Study on Recent Vocations. We encourage our NRVC members to participate in this new research.  Read more...


You talk. We'll listen.

You talk. We'll ListenAnd together we'll grow. Please take time to view the video of our amazing youth-infused event: "You talk. We'll listen." held at Canisius College on Nov. 3. You will be inspired and enlightened. A shorter highlights video also available. More details here.


Order Vocation Vocabulary

A must have for inquirers, their parents and all those who want to know more about the most common words used in vocations to religious life, this 20 page color booklet also gives creative suggestions on ways to increase one's vocation vocabulary in fun ways. Thank you to the Following NRVC members who served on this resource advisory task force to create the content: Sisters Pat Dowling, CBS; Edith Bogue, OSB; Marcia Hall, OSP; Mr. Len Uhal; and Very Rev. Tom Enneking, OSC. Order now.


Vocations to religious life 

Find informatiion and statistics on religious vocations and links to over 30 professional studies here.

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December 2018

Nominations for executive director accepted

until December 12

NRVC office closed for the holidays

December 24 - January 1 

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