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Search for new executive director


NRVC has begun the search for a new executive director to replace its longtime leader, Brother Paul Bednarcyck, C.S.C., whose last day was September 16. Applicants must belong to a religious institute. A detailed job description can be downloaded here; application requirements are here.

NRVC to live stream Convocation event

For the first time at Convocation, NRVC will live stream a key event:  A panel discussion with young religious and young adults discerning their vocation to religious life. Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann of Salt + Light TV. NRVC will moderate the event. Be sure to have community members tune in who cannot attend Conovcation. For more information on Convocation, click here.

Mark your Calendar

National Vocation Awareness Week 

November 6-12, 2016

World Day for Consecrated Life

February 5, 2017

National Catholic Sisters Week

March 8-14, 2017

Religious Brothers Day

May 1, 2017

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 7, 2017



Oct. 27-31, 2016

Registration quick link is here. All vocation ministers, formators, communicators, religious leadership, and all those who support vocations to consecrated life are welcome to attend Convocation in Overland Park, KS. Read more ...

Come early: The Heartland Region Members of NRVC, Serra Club, and Archdiocese of Kansas City invite NRVC members to participate in a Vocation Fair prior to Convocation, on Wednesday, October 26, from 5 - 8 p.m., to meet young adults from the Kansas City Metro Area. Read more...

Convocation workshops

Four workshops will be offered on Saturday, October 29. Ms. Marilyn Santos, Director of Mission Education in the National Office of the Pontifical Mission Societies, will present Building Intercultural Competence for Vocation Ministers, to provide a current snapshot of the Latino demographics and realities in recognition of this cultural family’s prominence in the Church today.  Read more ...


September 2016 

Office closed

September 5 and 28

Region Meetings

September 6: Region 3; September 17: Region 5; September 22: Region 11

NRVC Board Meeting 

September 19-23, Racine

NRVC Annual Regional Coordinators Meeting

September 27-29, Chicago