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2015 Workshops & Programs

There's still time to register for the NRVC Fall Institute, which features 4 distinct workshops, including one to commemorate the Year of Consecrated Life. Held October 23-25, Sr. Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, Dr. Ted Dunn, PhD, and Bro. Sean Sammon, FMS will offer the trends, issues, and best practices and skills needed for credible vocation ministry. Read more . . .

Day of Prayer with Religious

As part of the events planned for the Year of Consecrated Life, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops along with the men's and women's leadership conferences for religious have designated September 13, 2015 as a collaborative Day of Prayer with Religious. What are your plans?

 Did you know?

While planning vocation promotion events, consider these facts about those who professed final vows in 2014: 42% participated in high school youth ministry; 31% participated in college Catholic Campus Ministry; 21% in World Youth Day and 20% in young adult ministry groups BEFORE entering religious life. How can we invite members of our religious institutes to go and be present where inquirers are already gathered? (2014 USCCB/CARA Profession Class Report) Read more...

NRVC Welcomes Pope Francis to the United States!

Pope Francis will arrive on Tuesday, September 22nd, visiting New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC, until his departure back to Rome on Sunday, September 27th. If you plan to attend any events, let us know and we can pass along the good news of Waking Up the World throughout this week. For his complete schedule, click here.

World Meeting of Families
Good Shepherd Sunday

NRVC will be at booth 663 to showcase the newest NRVC/CARA Study on The Role of the Family in Nurturing Vocations to Religious Life and the Priesthood. Next to NRVC, NFCRV will be at booth 661. The theme of the World Meeting of Families is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive.” Thank you to NRVC members from Region 3 who will be assisting at this event. For more information, click here.

NRVC publications win awards

NRVC is proud to announce that its two publications, HORIZON and VISION Catholic Religious Vocation Discernment Guide, were recognized by the Catholic Press Association (CPA) with eight awards for excellence in Catholic journalism. On behalf of all NRVC members, we congratulate Carol Schuck-Scheiber, Patrice Tuohy, our editorial boards, authors, and staffs of TrueQuest Communications and ideaPort LLC (web design and programming company) for their fantastic accomplishments this past year! Click here to see our awards.


September 2015

Region Meetings

Sept. 15--Region 11; Sept. 16--Region 4; Sept. 17--Region 5 

Today's Catholic Sisters Symposia

Sept. 12--San Antonio; Sept. 20--Chicago

Day of Prayer with Religious, YCL National Event

Sunday, September 13

Annual Regional Coordinators Meeting

September 28-20, Chicago