VISION E-Vocation Newsletter

July 2009

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Please submit videos for VISION's youtube channel

VISION IS BUILDING a discernment video library. We encourage discerners and communities to submit videos that we can include on our Vision video channel at

PLEASE ALSO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR VIDEO CHANNEL, it's easy and free and will keep you informed of new postings from communities and discerners.

VOCATION DIRECTORs, remember that we will also post your short video alongside your VISION online listing for free. Videos for the VISION website must be under 2 minutes. Youtube videos can run longer, but we don't recommend it. Shorter videos are more effective in getting your message across. We can edit your longer video if need be.

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Requesting photos of men and women who have recently entered religious life


THE NATIONAL RELIGIOUS VOCATION CONFERENCE and the editors of VISION are gathering photos of people who have entered religious life in the past 10 years. If you or someone you know has entered religious life recently, we would welcome receiving a high-quality photo, along with name, contact information, and the community entered. If we decide to publish the photo in any online or print articles we are preparing about trends in religious life, we will request permission to use the photo. Please email photos to or

Great Bend Dominicans
lose one of their greats


SISTER TERI WALL, OP, longtime vocation director for the Dominican Sisters of Great Bend, KS, died suddenly on June 26 at the age of 59. Sister Teri served on the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) board and on the NRVC's leadership committee. She will be remembered for  her many gifts, including her kind and generous nature and her gleeful smile. Please keep the Dominican Sisters of Great Bend and the Wall family in your prayers.

Please place your VISION 2010 order now


IF YOU haven't done so already, please take a moment to place your order for the FREE VISION 2010 vocation materials: guide. poster, bookmarks. You may order online at:, email your order to, or call in your order to 800-942-2811.

From our blogs

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Keep in Mind

Please don't forget to check our Opportunities section. 

Discerners: See what summer service and discernment events are happening in your area.

Vocation Directors, please remember to post notices of upcoming events--it's easy and free!

Looking for insight into church teachings? Let Alice Camille shed some light. See her
Alice, I'm Wondering postings.

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