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The essential role of leadership in nurturing new members

• Celebrate major vocation promotion days: World Day for Consecrated Life (February 2), World Day of Prayer for Vocations (Good Shepherd Sunday), National Vocation Awareness Week (first full week in

--- 2023 HORIZON No. 3 Summer--Synodality and collaboration
--- Leadership of religious communities
--- Vocation ministry

NRVC Staff

Leads efforts in support of annual events such as Summer Institute, World Day for Consecrated Life, Catholic Sisters Week, World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Religious Brothers Day, and Vocation Awareness

--- Board & staff

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Make the most of your website

Religious communities need to honor this modern reality, and many do, but they may be falling short when it comes to communicating well with prospective members. 

--- 2024 HORIZON No. 1 Winter--Ministering with balance
--- Communications

[ Dan Masterton ]  

Convocation: Walking humbly together

The NRVC has contracted a block of rooms for three days prior and 3 days after Convocation for a reduced rate of $129 per night plus 10.525% taxes.

--- Fall & winter events

Four tips toward a better newsletter

Four tips toward a better newsletter Quick ideas to put oomph in your newsletter An excellent newsletter will reflect well on your community.

--- May 2014 newsletter

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Religious Brothers Day

Religious Brothers Day May 1, 2019 Join NRVC members in thanking religious brothers on the feast of St. Joseph the Worker on May 1, 2019.

--- 2019 Posts

[ Sister Deborah M. Borneman SS.C.M., Director of Mission Integration ]  

Sister Mary Yun, O.P.

I'm the vocation director for my community, the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose. In addition I'm one of the coordinators for the West Coast member area.

--- November 2016 newsletter
--- I am NRVC!

Resources for Religious Brothers Day

Resources for Religious Brothers Day May 1 For Religious Brothers Day on May 1,  a brothers prayer card and a suggested prayer service are now available for download.

--- April 2017 Newsletter

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Talking with video

VIDEO HAS QUICKLY BECOME a major way to communicate, especially with young adults. Social media platforms are encouraging video use more and more.

--- 2018 HORIZON No. 1 Winter -- Talking with young people
--- Popular Media
--- Communications

[ Carol Schuck Scheiber ]  

2022 Convocation

2022 Convocation Registration is open Join us for Convocation! Registration is open for our biennial Convocation hosted by the Pacific Northwest Member Area, in Spokane, WA, November 3-6, 2022

--- Fall & winter events

Brothers & vocational prayer have special days this month

Brothers & vocational prayer have special days this month May 1 & May 12 Brothers and their supporters at a national gathering.

--- May 2019 newsletter

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Updates

COVID-19 and vocation ministry The COVID-19 pandemic has affected vocation ministry in a number of ways, primarily by canceling physical gatherings of all types.

--- 2020 HORIZON No. 2 Spring — New members have abundant hope

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Updates

honored by the Catholic Press Association and Associated Church Press in several editorial categories, including best special interest magazine, regular column, reporting on vocations, guest commentary, e-newsletter

--- 2018 HORIZON No. 3 Summer -- Youth, faith, vocation discernment

HORIZON and VISION win 12 awards

honored by the Catholic Press Association and Associated Church Press in several editorial categories, including best special interest magazine, regular column, reporting on vocations, guest commentary, e-newsletter

--- July 2018 newsletter

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Important May dates

Important May dates World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Sunday May 12; Memorial Day, May 27.

--- 2019 Posts

[ Sister Deborah M. Borneman SS.C.M., Director of Mission Integration ]  

Fall Institute educates 59

One participant wrote:  My expectations were widely fulfilled. The resources used were appropriate; they helped me to understand and deepen each topic.

--- November 2017 newsletter

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Updates

Behavioral Assessment 2       October 5-6, 2021 Behavioral Assessment 1       October 8-10, 2021 Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors       October 12-16, 2021  Navigating Uncertainty with

--- 2021 HORIZON No. 3 Summer--Communal and personal wellness

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How it all began

THE NATIONAL RELIGIOUS VOCATION CONFERENCE was born the way many organizations are: in response to a need.

--- History of Religious Life
--- History of religious life, NRVC
--- 2013 HORIZON No. 4 Fall -- 25 years in the vineyard of the Lord

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Monthly NRVC newsletter

Monthly NRVC newsletter Focus on Vocation Ministry Monthly newsletters November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017

--- Member Area News

2020 Virtual Convocation Update

On most days, virtual sessions will be offered from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

--- 2020 Convocation
--- NRVC Convocations

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NRVC publications win nine awards

NRVC publications win nine awards NRVC is honored that its publications won nine awards from the Catholic Press Association in 2022. Congratulations to our outstanding writers and editors!

--- Periodicals overview

Ministry openings

The administrative support includes handling correspondence, maintaining financial and other records, processing payments and receipts, coordinating registrations, and updating the website and e-newsletter

--- February 2016 newsletter

2022 NCYC

2022 NCYC November 10-12, 2022   NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) is a powerfully unique three-day experience in Long Beach, CA, of prayer, community, evangelization, catechesis, service,

--- Fall & winter events

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Convocation Business Meeting

Convocation Business Meeting Friends, before you know it, we will be gathering in lovely Spokane, Washington, for our 2022 Convocation.

--- 2022 Posts

[ Maureen Cetera, Director of Finance and Operations ]  

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Here's an idea for animating membership

Look specifically at page six, Responsibilities of Members for Vocation Ministry and consider ways to communicate these eight areas to every member of your institute: Share at summer assemblies, newsletters

--- 2022 Posts

[ Sister Deborah M. Borneman SS.C.M., Director of Mission Integration ]  

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Religious Brothers Day, May 1

Religious Brothers Day, May 1 Help us to recognize Brothers by sharing your celebrations for Religious Brothers Day with NRVC to promote vocations.

--- 2019 Posts

[ Sister Deborah M. Borneman SS.C.M. ]  

Religious Brothers Day

Religious Brothers Day May 1 Religious Brothers Day is held annually on May 1, the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker.  All religious brothers are recognized during this international event.

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Member area news

from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Minutes from April 27, 2021, Minutes from January 19, 2021 Coordinators Sister Michele Fisher, C.S.F.N. | sorellamichele@aol.com vacant position Heartland Next

--- Member Area News

Convocation

While it may be cheaper for reservations elsewhere, the NRVC depends upon your reservations to keep the overall rate of the conference affordable.

--- Fall & winter events

Member area news

29, 2023 Minutes from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Minutes from April 27, 2021, Minutes from January 19, 2021 Coordinators Sister Michele Fisher, C.S.F.N. | sorellamichele@aol.com vacant position

Program of Priestly Formation (PPF)

Bulletin USCCB CCLV March 29, 2022 Principles of the PPF pre-Confirmatio Bulletin USCCB CCLV April 5, 2022 Principles of the PPF pre-Confirmatio Bulletin USCCB CCLV April 12, 2022 Principles of the

--- Vatican/USCCB documents

For Vocation Directors: How VISION Vocation Guide works for you

We are constantly working to engage discerners in new and varied ways: online, in print, at conferences, and via social networking.

--- VISION Vocation Guide

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Member area news

5, 1:00 - 2:30 pm via Zoom Minutes from January 23, 2023, March 2, 2023, June 5, 2023, August 29, 2023 Minutes from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Minutes from April 27, 2021, Minutes from January

--- Member Area News

2022 Convocation

2022 Convocation

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2022 Convocation

2022 Convocation Register today Join us for Convocation! Registration is open for our biennial Convocation hosted by the Pacific Northwest Member Area, in Spokane, WA, November 3-6, 2022

--- NRVC Convocations
--- 2022 Convocation
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Member area news

29, 2023 Minutes from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Minutes from April 27, 2021, Minutes from January 19, 2021 Coordinators Sister Michele Fisher, C.S.F.N. | sorellamichele@aol.com vacant position

Member area news

from January 23, 2023, March 2, 2023, June 5, 2023, August 29, 2023 Minutes from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Minutes from April 27, 2021, Minutes from January 19, 2021 Coordinators Sister Michele

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Member area news

: April 30 - May 2, 2024, Atchinson, KS Minutes from May 11, 2023 Minutes from October 13, 2022 Minutes from April 22, 2021 Coordinators Sister Réjane Cytacki, S.C.L. | rcytacki@scls.org Ms.

--- Member Area News

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Create a vocation communications plan

You may want to remind members of that if they ask, or consider keeping members informed as you move through your research and create your plan.

--- 2016 HORIZON No. 4 Fall -- Communications | Volunteers
--- Social media
--- Strategic Planning for Vocation Culture
--- Communications

[ Cheryl Aughton ]  

Drop in Days

Drop in Days For OP cohorts in 2020, 2021, and 2022 Together, over three years, 100 NRVC members shared the experience of participating in a virtual Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors (OP

--- Fall & winter events

Where to find NRVC publications online and how to submit article ideas

Enter the word "newsletter" and the month and year you are looking for in the search box, or enter the topic of an article.

--- About HORIZON

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Letter from Bishop James Checcio

Letter from Bishop James Checcio USCCB Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, How appropriate that I write to you so close to the Feast of Pentecost regarding

--- 2020 HORIZON No. 2 Spring — New members have abundant hope

Happy Brothers Day

Happy Brothers Day May 1 Men grateful for a brother in their life express appreciation.

--- May 2020 newsletter

HORIZON, VISION win 14 awards

Tuohy and Carol Schuck Scheiber   VISION awards (general and religious order magazine) Best photo story originating with a magazine or newsletter, 1st place: "Silent preachers amid nature's song"

--- July 2014 newsletter

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The Vincentian five-year provincial plan for vocation promotion

May God richly bless our efforts to encourage a new generation of vowed Vincentians to follow Jesus Christ, Evangelizer of the Poor. I.

--- 2002 HORIZON No. 4 -- Strategic planning for vocations / Responses to the sex abuse crisis
--- Strategic planning / Structuring vocation ministry
--- Strategic Planning for Vocation Culture

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

World Day of Prayer for Vocations May 7 World Day of Prayer for Vocations is Sunday, May 7.

--- May 2017 Newsletter

2022 Summer Institute

2022 Summer Institute

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Member Area news

, August 29, 2023 Minutes from May 18, 2022, November 21, 2022 Coordinators Sister Michele Fisher, C.S.F.N. | sorellamichele@aol.com vacant position Heartland Next gathering: TBA for Spring 2025

--- Member Area News

Religious Brothers Day, May 1 | World Day of Prayer for Vocations, May 12

Religious Brothers Day, May 1 | World Day of Prayer for Vocations, May 12 Plan now for your commemorations On May 1, NRVC will join the international church in celebrating Catholic brothers.

--- April 2019 newsletter

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Campus ministry 101 for vocation ministers

Is there a weekly e-newsletter to learn more about campus ministry at this particular university?

--- 2012 HORIZON No. 2 Spring -- Vocations on campus
--- Campus ministry
--- College Students