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NEWS

Vocation Ambassadors

From June 10 - 13, NRVC sponsored a workshop in Notre Dame, Indiana called "Share the Sacred," which kicked off an ongoing project of young adults serving as Vocation Ambassadors around the country. 

Twelve religious communities prepared a young adult to serve as a spokesperson for their community and for religious life in general. The communities attended in teams of three: young adult ambassador, communications professional, and vocation director. Further details about the premier of this program will appear in the July NRVC newsletter. (Photo: Young adults perform a skit during the workshop. Photo by Chris Irr.)


Congratulations Debbie Prieto

NRVC staff and members extend their congratulations and appreciation to Miss Debbie Prieto, staff assistant, on her 10-year work anniversary on July 10th. With prayers of gratitude for your work anniversary, we thank you for all you do to help advance the mission of NRVC.  


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


 

Convocation

October 27-31, 2016

Registration is now open. 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.


Pre-Convocation workshops

Four pre-Convocation workshops will be offered on Thursday, October 27. Ms. Cynthia Krohn, media liaison and manager of marketing and communications for Christian Brothers Services, will present Tips of the Trade: How to Market Vocations for your Religious Institute, one of the pre-convocation workshops.  Read more.


Did you Know?

Did you know that nearly 20% of parents of those who are recently ordained, professed or in formation, express worry that their son/daughter will be overworked, burnt out or stressed, mostly because of a dwindling number of priests/religious and little down time? Perhaps one way to change this misconception is to post more photos and news with members enjoying a wide variety of inter-generational recreational activities with community (Source 2015 NRVC/CARA Role of the Family in Nurturing Vocations). Read more here.

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July 2016

Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors

July 13-17, 2016, DePaul University, Chicago

Ethical Issues in Vocation and Formation Ministry Workshop

July 18-19, 2016, DePaul University, Chicago

Behavioral Assessment 1 Workshop

July 21-23, DePaul University, Chicago

World Youth Day

July 25-31, 2016

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