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National Vocation Awareness Week

National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations.  

This year, NVAW occurs November 7-13. This is a special time for schools and parishes to help promote vocation awareness and to encourage young people to ask the question: "To what vocation in life is God calling me?" Parish and school communities across the nation are encouraged to include special activities that focus on vocation awareness and provide opportunities for prayerful discernment.

Founding - Robert McGovern

IHM Founders' Day Resources

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Vocation Lesson Plans

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Vocation Posters and Infographics

For information and resources for National Vocation Awareness Week, visit: USCCB Website: https://www.usccb.org/committees/clergy-consecrated-life-vocations/national-vocation-awareness-week

NRVC Website: https://nrvc.net/274/publication/4171/article/18685-2019-national-vocation-awareness-week-nov-3-9

IHM Vocation Resource Google Site: sites.google.com/view/ihmvocations/national-vocation-awareness-week-2021

Vocation Lesson Plans and Resources for Educators

Those called to serve as Catholic educators and leaders of youth serve a vitally important purpose in the Church and the lives of children as they determine their life’s direction. These lesson plans and resources may help you to inspire young people to consider a call to priesthood or consecrated life. These are excellent tools for catechists and faith-formation teachers, for those working with our youth, and anyone in a position to inspire the children entrusted to them and to uplift them in their vocations.