About Vocation Network and VISION Guide
An award-winning publication of the National Religious Vocation Conference (nrvc.net)
VISION Vocation Guide and its VISION VocationNetwork.org are the most comprehensive resources available in print and online for those seeking information on Catholic religious vocations and men’s and women’s religious communities. Since 1987 VISION has been providing hundreds of thousands of readers each year with information on the broad spectrum of Catholic religious life through first-person accounts, profiles, photo stories, and articles about discernment, community life, vows, ministry, and Catholic teachings.
Online features include Community Search, Vocations Calendar, and Vocation Match. VISION is published by TrueQuest Communications on behalf of the highly respected National Religious Vocation Conference. It was named a top-ten vocation website by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
For more information on our content, see our article index or read the current digital edition. The religious congregations, orders, and institutes who sponsor VISION provide additional information about their charisms, ministries, and requirements. Learn more participating religious organizations through VISION's Community Search. Please consider becoming a sponsoring community.
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VISION is not only an indispensable resource for those exploring a religious vocation but for those involved in Catholic vocation ministry, including parish vocation teams, vocation directors, diocesan vocation offices, campus ministers, placement officers, young-adult ministers, retreat directors, church personnel, and counselors and spiritual directors at universities, colleges, and high schools throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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VISION Vocation Guide is free. Click here to order the guide and free bilingual bookmarks. The printed guide is produced annually in August. New content is posted online daily: Read VISION's SpiritCitings Blog and Questions Catholics Ask columns.Online articles and features appear in English, Spanish, and French.
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