VISION is a publication of the National Religious Vocation Conference

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  September 2012 VISION E-Vocation Newsletter 

  • Welcome newcomers! Please like us/follow us/post comments on our social network pages, including facebook.

  • VISION 2013: Ordered copies now mailing. Order your guides and bookmarks today if you haven't already.

 

New VISION video shorts online

THANKS TO A GENEROUS GRANT the National Religious Vocation Conference received from the Hilton Foundation, the VISION editors have been able to build up an inventory of short videos based on popular VISION articles. We will continue to add new videos in English, Spanish, and French. Check out these lively and informative new resources on the VISION youtube channel. The videos will also be available on the Vocation Network website in the coming months. Please comment, like, and share them with others. Here is a recent post: Be a saint in your own way.

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Find your calling at the crossroads
Highlights from the new VISION 2013 issue

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  • Stories from men and women who successfully used VISION and Vocation Match in their discernment

  • How to stay open to God's call and other articles on prayer and discernment

  • A dictionary for discerners

  • Articles by religious priests, brothers, and sisters on why they love their vocations.

  • Articles on being Catholic, including why Catholics care about those living in poverty and what the church means by "authority"

  • The 50th anniversary of Vatican II and the universal call to holiness           

  • Directory of hundreds of Men's and Women's religious communities along with beautiful display ads that give you insight into the diversity of mission, charism, and lifestyle among Catholic orders and religious institutes  


Do Catholics believe in evolution?
Recent post from Questions Catholics Ask

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No is the wrong answer to the question, Do Catholics believe in evolution?; while yes is too small a response. What Catholics believe is a matter of creed and doctrine. The church teaches as doctrine that God is the Creator, but the how of creation is not doctrinally determined. . . . Catholic teaching allows that God may have chosen to create the world through the process of evolution. We believe truth has integrity; there can be no contradiction between scientific truth and the religious kind. Theology and science are not in competition but are complementary adventures in understanding. So . . . >>Read more.
 

 

Check out our Calendar of events

FIND discernment, service, and educational events in your area.
Community- and diocesan-sponsored events are posted on the VocationNetwork calendar online and on Facebook and twitter.

Be brave. Get involved. Meet others seeking answers. Help others in need. You will be glad you did!

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See the Spirit at work in the world:
follow the VISION editors' SpiritCitings blog

RECENT POSTS ON:

Maryknoll sisters, Irish priests, and the future of religious life


Short takes for discerners

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Check out our facebook and youtube posts

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Short takes for VISION Community Sponsors

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Editors are standing by

VISION READERS, please let us know what more we can do to help you in your discernment or ministry. We welcome your feedback. Contact Patrice Tuohy at pjtuohy@truequest.biz.

Please share your own stories on the positive influence priest, brothers, sisters had on you. Email your stories to Joel Schorn at jschorn@truequest.biz.

 E-Vocation Sponsors

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KEEP IN MIND
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VOCATION SEEKERS:
TIP: Here is a short video reminding you of how to use Vocation Match as you discern your life's calling.

Find more tips here.

 

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COMMUNITIES:
Be part of the award-winning VISION Vocation Network.
Call us today at 800-942-2811 or email us, and we can give you information on the many options available for you.


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listed as a key resource on the U.S. Catholic Bishops' revised vocations website (former 10 ten list). 


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LOOK WHO'S INTERESTED
IN RELIGIOUS LIFE

Click here for VISION reader statistics from the past five years--since the inception of Vocation Match.


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VOCATION DIRECTORS:  Email us keywords to add to your online listing to improve your search results.


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BLOGGERS: Please send us the links to your blogs so we can add them to VISION's extensive Blog Index.



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GO AHEAD--GIVE US A PIECE OF YOUR MIND
Please read and post comments on our blog, and social network pages, particularly:

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