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Our new executive director

The NRVC board is pleased to introduce NRVC's new executive director, Sister Sharon Dillon, S.S.J.-T.O.S.F., who begins her tenure full-time in June 2017. Read more

Summer Institute






Our annual Summer Institute will take place in Chicago, July 10-25th in Chicago at DePaul University.  Four workshops will be offered to enhance professional development of members and those who support vocation ministry. Housing is available on a limited basis until the rooms are full. For more information and to register, click here.

 Mark your calendar

Vocation Ambassadors Program

June 9-12, 2017

NRVC Summer Institute

July 10-25, 2017

NRVC Fall Institute

October 11-21, 2017

National Vocation Awareness Week

November 5-11, 2017


November 16-18, 2017

World Day for Consecrated Life

February 2, 2018

National Catholic Sisters Week

March 8-14, 2018

Religious Brothers Day

May 1, 2018

NRVC Convocation 

November 1-5, 2018

New resources

The downloadable handout Statistics on Recent Vocations to Religious Life and the Priesthood has been updated for presentations to inform the public as well as members of your religious institute about recent vocation trends. 

Other newer resources to promote vocations among inquirers and discerners: 

Screening and Discernment Instrument by Sr. Amy Hereford, C.S.J.

Discerning Your Vocation: Religious Life and Diocesan Priesthood by Sr. Kathleen Bryant, R.S.C. 

Both can be purchased here

2017 Workshops

Vocation Ambassadors Program: June 9-12

Behavioral Assessment 1: July 10-12

Ethical Issues: July 14-15

Psychosexual Integration: July 17-20

Orientation Program: July 21-25

Orientation Program: Oct. 11-15

Behavioral Assessment I: Oct. 16-18

Behavioral Assessment II: Oct. 20-21



May 2017

Religious Brothers Day

May 1

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 7

Member area meetings

May 2-3: Mid-Atlantic. May 20: New England

NRVC office closed

Memorial Day, May 29



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