The National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors - Australia (NCDVD-Aus) is a membership for diocesan vocations directors. Its members gather every two years for networking, support, resourcing and planning. Its aim is to increase the promotion of diocesan vocations throughout Australia. The NCDVD-Aus reports to the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry.


2016 National Gathering, Sydney, 7th - 9th November

The 2016 NCDVD-Aus National Gathering was hosted by the Sydney Vocations Centre. Notes from the sessions are accessible below as PDF's.

Session 1 - Fr Morgan Batt - Conference Introduction

Session 2 - Fr Ed Travers - Ignatian Discernment

Session 3 - Fr Stephen Hackett - ACBC, Mr Malcolm Hart - ACYF, Year of Youth, General Synod, Fr David Cartwright - Report from NCDVD 2016 Gathering

Session 4 - Sharing Resources

Session 5 - Dony Rodriguez - Youth Culture and Promoting Vocations in Universities

Session 6 - Official Business and Statutes

Session 7 - Bishop Tony Randazzo - Promoting Priestly Formation: Strengths and Challenges


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