Vocation-related events of NRVC's collaborators

Vocation-related events of NRVC's collaborators

Themes include communications, young adults

J.S. Paluch Vocation Seminar

The annual J.S. Paluch Vocations Seminar will take place August 17-19, 2015 in Chicago. This invitation-only event features the Very Rev. Frank Donio, S.A.C., D.Min. as keynote speaker on the topic "Vocation Ministry: Keys to Collaboration." Donio is director of the Catholic Apostolate Center and provincial rector of the Pallotines. For information on the National Vocations Awareness Division for J.S. Paluch Co., click here.

Institute of Religious Formation

The Institute of Religious Formation at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago is still accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. This year-long program begins August 20, but it is also possible to begin in January. For more information contact director Brother Paul Michalenko S.T., Ph.D., (773)-371-5481, pmichalenko@ctu.edu.

Catholics on Call Partner Conference

Catholics on Call is sponsoring a conference for its partners (those who minister to young adults) September 24-25, 2015 at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. The theme will be "Walking Together as Disciples: Exploring a Vocation to Ministry with Young Adults." The keynote speaker will be Kathleen A. Cahalan, professor of theology at Saint John’s University School of Theology∙Seminary, Collegeville, Minnesota. Learn more or register at catholicsoncall.org. Or email: catholicsoncall@ctu.edu.

Communicators for Women Religious

The Communicators for Women Religious is holding its annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico October 6-9. Vocation ministers are welcome to take part. The conference theme will be "Spirit of the wind; Spirit of the message," and the keynote speaker will be Father Richard Rohr, O.F.M. Workshops will address social media, branding, magazines, and more. Learn more at c4wr.org

Workshops explore identity of Catholic sisters

St. John Vianney Center is sponsoring a  series of programs for Catholic sisters focusing on “Exploring the Identity of Religious Life in the 21st Century: Who do you say that I am?” Sessions are scheduled for:

  • DuPont Education Center, Wilmington, Delaware, October 2-3
  • Double Tree Hotel, Kenner, Louisiana, November 20-21

For more information, click here, or contact Pat Weston at pweston@sjvcenter.org or call 888-993-8885.

Religious Formation Congress

The Religious Formation Conference will hold a congress in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 5, 2015 with a theme of "Rejoice: God's Tomorrow Beckons." The keynote speakers will be Father Daniel Groody, C.S.C. and Sister Janet Mock, C.S.J. To learn more, see relforcon.org

Symposium "To Wake up the World"

The Council of Major Superiors of Women will host a fall symposium, “To Wake up the World,” November 13-14 at the Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch in St. Louis. This will be a national event at which scholars and religious come together to discuss the beauty and witness of religious life. The keynote address will be by Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, O.P., adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It is open to all religious, priests, and laity. Learn more at cmswr.org.

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