Activities and Events

Activities:

Newsletter – The Lamp (currently issued four times per year) (Link)

DVD – Consecrated Virgins in Today's Church, 2005 (Link)
   The video features segments of interviews with then-Archbishop Raymond Burke, first Episcopal Moderator of the USACV, and several consecrated virgins, narration about the vocation, and background videotape of consecrated virgins at prayer, work, and daily life.

Liasion to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops
   The President of the USACV or appointed delegate attends the USCCB semiannual national meetings as a guest-observer.

Liaison to the National Conference of [Diocesan] Vicars for Religious
   The President of the USACV is often invited to attend the national assembly of the National Conference of Vicars for Religious as a guest each year.
   The USACV is also in communication with consecrated virgins from other dioceses around the world in order to share information of mutual interest and to foster communion among consecrated virgins worldwide.

Preparation of various educational materials regarding the vocation of consecrated virginity lived in the world.

Hosting of an email prayer network among consecrated virgins: prayerrequests@consecratedvirgins.com.

Events:

National Convocation of U.S. Consecrated Virgins (annual)
   The USACV sponsors an annual summer gathering (convocation) of consecrated virgins in the United States.  All consecrated virgins from the United States or other countries are warmly invited to attend.  Also welcome are those who have previously attended an informational conference sponsored by the USACV, and who have been accepted by their Bishops as candidates for the consecration. (Link)

National Information Conference (annual)
   The USACV sponsors an annual summer informational conference about the vocation of consecrated virginity lived in the world. Virgins discerning a vocation to consecrated virginity lived in the world, those who have been accepted as candidates for the consecration, and newly consecrated virgins, are encouraged to attend the informational conference. Also welcome are pastors, diocesan vocation directors, spiritual directors, and others who may be working with consecrated virgins or those discerning or preparing for the vocation of consecrated virginity. (Link)