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 Summer Institute

July 13-23, 2016

Don't delay your registration as housing is at near capacity. For more information and to register for three professional workshops offered at DePaul University in Chicago click here.


Did you know?

Did you know that while the number of men religious has declined, the number of religious institutes of men has increased in the U.S.? In 1970, there were 116 institutes while in 2015, there were 131 institutes. Of this number, there are 19 brothers-only institutes. When planning collaborative vocation events, how can we advocate for religious brothers and priests to be represented? (Source: CARA Trends in U.S. Religious Institutes of Men, 2015). Read more.


Mark your Calendar

National Vocation Awareness Week 

November 6-12, 2016

World Day for Consecrated Life

February 5, 2017

National Catholic Sisters Week

March 8-14, 2017

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 7, 2017


 

Convocation

October 27-31, 2016

Registration is now open. All vocation ministers, formators, communicators, religious leadership, and all those who support vocations to consecrated life are welcome to attend Convocation in Overland Park, KS.

The 2016 Convocation theme, Awakened by the Spirit: Called to Discipleship, draws on Pope Francis' invitation to those in consecrated life to "Wake up the World." Once awakened by the Spirit, we are compelled to move outward and proclaim the Good News. Read more.


Pre-Convocation workshops

Four pre-Convocation workshops will be offered on Thursday, October 27. Father David Songy, O.F.M. Cap, president of Saint Luke Institute, will present Understanding and Assessing Behavioral Addictions, one of the pre-convocation workshops.  Read more.



 

CONNECT WITH NRVC


May 2016

NRVC Board Meeting

May 1-5, St. Benedict Center, Schuyler, NE

Region Meetings

May 3-4 - Region 4; May 17 - Region 2; May 20-21 - Region 12; May 25 & 31- Region 11

Mother's Day, May 8

Thank you to all mothers who support vocations!

Memorial Day, May 30

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