The Art of Being: What Does Vocation Really Mean?

Add to Calendar 11/12/2016 13:00:0011/12/2016 18:00:0015The Art of Being: What Does Vocation Really Mean?The Vocation Conference introduces participants, primarily sophomores and juniors, to the concept of vocation while aiming to break down traditional understanding of vocation and expand the idea to include the various ways vocation plays a role in each of our lives. Rather focusing on “vocation” meaning one particular state of life or career, we hope to convey the idea that it is a lifelong journey, inclusive of the unique paths each person takes throughout life and give participants an introduction to understanding vocation with focuses on discovery, exploration, and implementation of their vocations. This conference does not attempt to be the answer participants' questions about vocation, but rather, be a jumping off point that teaches what questions to ask, where to look for answers, and how to look at their lives through the lens of vocation.  The Conference will include an introductory session that gives an overview of vocation and what the day entails followed by a series of breakout sessions focused on various aspects of vocation. Multiple sessions will be offered concurrently, so participants will be able to choose to attend topics of most interest. Following individual sessions, keynote Sean-Patrick Lovett, Vatican Radio’s Director of English Language Programming will speak and the day will conclude with a reception, offering an opportunity for questions, conversation, and snacks.  Students are encouraged to attend for the entire afternoon or may attend only sessions of particular interest. To be eligible for PATH credit, a student must attend 2 individual breakout sessions and the keynote speech, as well as complete a vocation passport. Schedule: 1:00-1:30 Vocation 101:  Introduction  1:30-2:00 Break Out Sessions 1-3 2:15-2:45 Break Out Sessions 4-6 3:00-3:45 Break Out Sessions 7-9 4:00-5:15 Keynote by Sean-Patrick Lovett 5:15-6:00 Reception and Conversation PLEASE NOTE: Preregistration using the link below is required. In order to receive PATH credit, participants must engage in at least 2 individual breakout sessions and the keynote speaker as well as complete a vocation passport. Registration can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/NkzR7UBFOVtIGAfG3 and must be completed no later than November 1. Questions can be directed to chaminadescholars@udayton.edu Sponsored by: NetVue Vocation Exploration Grant, Campus Ministry's Program for Christian Leadership, Career Services, Chaminade Scholars, University Honors ProgramHumanities Bldg.Program for Christian Leadershipchaminadescholars@udayton.eduNo11/12/2016

Saturday, November 12

Time: 1 p.m. — 6 p.m.

Location: Humanities Bldg.

More Info:  https://goo.gl/forms/NkzR7UBFOVtIGAfG3

Tags:  Vocation

The Vocation Conference introduces participants, primarily sophomores and juniors, to the concept of vocation while aiming to break down traditional understanding of vocation and expand the idea to include the various ways vocation plays a role in each of our lives.

Rather focusing on “vocation” meaning one particular state of life or career, we hope to convey the idea that it is a lifelong journey, inclusive of the unique paths each person takes throughout life and give participants an introduction to understanding vocation with focuses on discovery, exploration, and implementation of their vocations.

This conference does not attempt to be the answer participants' questions about vocation, but rather, be a jumping off point that teaches what questions to ask, where to look for answers, and how to look at their lives through the lens of vocation. 

The Conference will include an introductory session that gives an overview of vocation and what the day entails followed by a series of breakout sessions focused on various aspects of vocation.

Multiple sessions will be offered concurrently, so participants will be able to choose to attend topics of most interest. Following individual sessions, keynote Sean-Patrick Lovett, Vatican Radio’s Director of English Language Programming will speak and the day will conclude with a reception, offering an opportunity for questions, conversation, and snacks. 

Students are encouraged to attend for the entire afternoon or may attend only sessions of particular interest. To be eligible for PATH credit, a student must attend 2 individual breakout sessions and the keynote speech, as well as complete a vocation passport.

Schedule:

  • 1:00-1:30 Vocation 101:  Introduction 
  • 1:30-2:00 Break Out Sessions 1-3
  • 2:15-2:45 Break Out Sessions 4-6
  • 3:00-3:45 Break Out Sessions 7-9
  • 4:00-5:15 Keynote by Sean-Patrick Lovett
  • 5:15-6:00 Reception and Conversation

PLEASE NOTE: Preregistration using the link below is required. In order to receive PATH credit, participants must engage in at least 2 individual breakout sessions and the keynote speaker as well as complete a vocation passport.

Registration can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/NkzR7UBFOVtIGAfG3 and must be completed no later than November 1.

Questions can be directed to chaminadescholars@udayton.edu

Sponsored by: NetVue Vocation Exploration Grant, Campus Ministry's Program for Christian Leadership, Career Services, Chaminade Scholars, University Honors Program

Contact Information:

Name:  Program for Christian Leadership
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/ministry/index.php
Phone:  937-229-2575
Email:  chaminadescholars@udayton.edu