Monthly Archives: June 2019

An Extraordinary National Convocation of Major Superiors of Men | August 6-8, 2019 | San Antonio

Discerning Our Collective Witness

All U.S. major superiors of men, councilors, and their program leaders are encouraged to attend this special National Assembly as we discuss the future of religious life in the United States. We will have a candid and engaged conversation about religious life and leadership. Join your brothers for fraternal review, Continue reading

UK Religious Life: First Religious sister appointed as Director of The National Office for Vocation

Sister Elaine Penrice has been appointed as Director of the National Office of Vocation. Bishop Terence Drainey, Chair of the Management Board of the National Office for Vocation, said he was delighted to be able to announce the appointment.

“I have worked with Sr Elaine in her role as Religious Life Promoter and as the acting Director of the National Office for Vocations over the last few years Continue reading

JPIC Newsbrief – May 2019

Editorial: In our celebration of Pentecost, we are reminded of the abundant outpouring of gifts we have received from the Holy Spirit. Consciously attending to these graces in our JPIC ministry today, our lives are transformed, and we become prophets of hope as “All of us can cooperate as instruments of God for the care of creation, each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents.” Continue reading

National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC): Communication Skills to Promote Vocations Workshop: July 22-24, 2019

This workshop is created from the syllabus of the NRVC Vocation Ambassadors Program and will teach those vested in vocation ministry and new membership how best to promote vocations through diverse platforms. This interactive, hands-on workshop will focus on practicing new ideas, strategizing for more effective communications and avoiding online mistakes.

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Discalced Carmelites: Communicationes 344

At the end of last March, Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, began a pastoral visit to the brothers and sisters of Lebanon. Until the 14th of April, he visited all the convents and monasteries present in the semiprovince, to dialogue with the religious friars and nuns present in them, as well as the members of the OCDS. Continue reading