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Women entering religious communities with and without habits

Blog Published: August 14, 2012

For the past few years a lot of misinformation has been spread asserting that only “traditional” communities whose sisters wear the habit have been receiving new vocations, while religious communities whose sisters do not wear the habit are “dying out”. Typically this misinformation is accompanied by rather equally untrue and rather uncharitable claims regarding Catholic sisters and nuns who do not wear a habit.

Podcast on NRVC Vocations Study

Blog Published: August 18, 2009

You are invited to join us today for a LIVE podcast at A Nun’s Life Ministry on vocations and religious life. Our discussion will be on vocations in general as well as recent research on vocations.

New study on Catholic Vocations and Religious Life

Blog Published: August 11, 2009

The National Religious Vocations Conference (NRVC) has just released the final results of a study on the state of religious vocations in the United States. The project was commissioned by NRVC and conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA).