World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families

September 22-25, 2015


NRVC will be part of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia September 22-25, which is expected to gather 10-15,000 Catholics from 150 countries.

NRVC will be exhibiting at the event at booth 663, and its partner, National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations, will be at booth 661. The two booths will contain information about how families can support religious vocations, including details on the soon-to-be-released NRVC-CARA Study: The Role of the Family in Nurturing Vocations to Religious Life and the Priesthood. Staff and members from Region 3 will be at the NRVC booth. 

Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Each World Meeting of Families has a theme meant to energize the event and add depth to the church's understanding of families. “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive" is the theme for the Philadelphia meeting.

The pope's visit to Philadelphia for the event, on September 26 and 27, is expected to attract some 2 million pilgrims.

For more information about the World Meeting of Families, see worldmeeting2015.org. For details about NRVC's presence, contact Sister Deborah Borneman, SS.C.M. at debbiesscm@nrvc.net or (773) 363-5454.



Leave a comment

This article has no comments or are under review. Be the first to leave a comment.
Please Log-in to comment this article

Talk it Up Tuesdays! ...
"Talk it up Tuesdays," is back throughout February and March. These ...  More
HORIZON Winter 2024 ...
Experienced vocation directors share ways they maintain a sense of balance ...  More
Annual Profession Class Report is ...
Read this report to learn more about the 144 women and ...  More
Summer Institute ...
Join us for any of the five workshops offered on-site at ...  More
National Catholic Sisters Week ...
Find several resources to celebrate and promote the vocation of Catholic ...  More
Religious Brothers Day ...
Religious Brothers Day is held annually on May 1, the feast ...  More

NRVC Member Areas


Click here to locate members of the NRVC in your Member Area.

CONNECT WITH NRVC

Talk it Up Tuesdays

Feb 13 - March 19,

Learn more...

Member Area Gathering - Heartland

February 27,

via Zoom

Member Area Gathering - Upper Midwest

February 27,

via Zoom

Catholic Sisters Week

March 8-14,

Learn more...

Member Area Gathering - International

April 9,

via Zoom

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

April 21,

Plan now

Member Area Gathering - Mid-Atlantic

April 30,

Washington DC/hybrid

Member Area Gathering - Heartland

April 30 - May 2,

Atchinson, KS

Member Area Gathering - Pacific Northwest

April 30 - May 2,

Hybrid

Religious Brothers Day

May 1,

Plan ahead...

Iamnrvc
Renew your NRVC membership