Special NRVC workshop

Special NRVC workshop

Trends, issues, best practices


During this Year of Consecrated Life, you are invited October 23-25 to Leavenworth, Kansas to join vocation ministers and some of the sharpest thinkers and ministers in the church for the workshop "Vocation Ministry within the Year of Consecrated Life: Trends, Issues, and Best Practices."

Pope Francis proclaimed 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life, and in celebration of this commemorative year, NRVC is offering this seminal workshop. It will feature three professionals treating the topic of religious life, the contemporary context, and implications for vocation ministry. 

Each presenter will discuss the trends, issues, best practices, and skills needed for credible and proficient vocation ministry in three individual, day-long presentations that compose this workshop. The central focus of this comprehensive workshop is for participants to echo the words of Pope Francis: to “look to the past with gratitude . . . live the present with passion . . . [and] embrace the future with hope” as we “wake up the world” during the Year of Consecrated Life.

  • Sister Maria Cimperman, R.S.C.J. will speak on "A Call to Encounter/Encuentro."
  • Dr. Ted Dunn, Ph.D. will speak on "Vocation Ministry Through the Lens of Transformation"
  • Brother Sean Sammon, F.M.S. will speak on "Creating a Religious Life for the 21st Century"

To learn more or to register, click here.



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