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Orientation Program for New Vocation Ministers

This Summer Institute workshop is essential for all newly appointed vocation directors and teams. Its goal is to provide participants with the foundational skills, context, theory, challenges, and practicalities of contemporary vocation ministry. Topics will include accompaniment with inquirers, assessment of discerners, application and admission processes, vocation promotion, canon law, boundaries, animating vowed membership, relevant resources, current research, and establishing resiliency and promoting self-care of the vocation director.

Please note this five-day Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors begins on July 10 at 9:00 a.m. and ends on July 14 at 4:00 p.m. Central time. Overnight accommodations are included, with arrivals after 3 pm on July 9 and departures before 9 am on July 15. If you are staying for the Ethical Issues workshop, you do not have to check out, your room and meals between the workshops are included. 

Workshop fees include materials, speaker stipends, facility fees, all meals, and breaks. The workshop fee also includes overnight accommodations for 6 nights, arriving after 3:00 p.m. on July 9 and checking out by 9:00 a.m. on July 15. If you do not need overnight accommodations, please contact

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Non-Member Price: $2,075.00
Member Price: $1,600.00
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