2014 Convocation theme

2014 Convocation theme

Get ready to be transformed

By Br. Paul Bednarczyk C.S.C.


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It is good that we are here. Rise, and have no fear! --Matthew 17:4,7

Gratitude. Courage. Transformation.This was the experience of the disciples as they glimpsed the glory of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ. While Peter recognized that it was good for them to be there, Jesus knew that their journey was far from complete. Strengthened in their faith and fortified for the road ahead, the disciples had to rise and descend the mountain so that they could fearlessly embrace the path of service that God had prepared for them.


We celebrate 25 years of vocation ministry, and while it is “good for us to be here,” we, like Peter, James, and John, are called to rise and give witness to the transfiguration God desires for our own religious lives, for our religious institutes, and for NRVC. This convocation will provide an environment conducive to prayer, creative dialogue, reflection, and celebration which will allow participants to see what is possible in their lives and their ministry. Our hope is that participants will leave with a renewed sense of conviction and a fearless desire to continue to invite other women and men to a life of transfiguration in our Lord, Jesus Christ.



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