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Fr. Anthony Vinson, OSB, honored by NRVC

November 18, 2014

Pic _hs _avinson -2014Fr. Anthony Vinson, OSB, received the 2014 Recognition Award from the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC), at its anniversary banquet on November 9 in Chicago. He is a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, IN.

Fr. Anthony has served two terms on the NRVC national board and has served on various committees, including as chair of the finance committee. In 2013, he was one of the NRVC site coordinators for the English-speaking venue for World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro.

During his tenure on the board, Fr. Anthony was instrumental in strengthening the collaboration between NRVC and the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, which led to NRVC's successful participation in the National Catholic Youth Conference.

He also served on an advisory group to study the establishment of a fund to assist religious institutes in their welcome of candidates with student loans. The culmination of this group's work was the recent development of the National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations.

Fr. Anthony will serve as secretary-treasurer of the new fund's board of directors.

Currently, Fr. Anthony serves as administrator of St. Meinrad (St. Meinrad, IN) and St. Boniface (Fulda, IN) parishes and as the director of pastoral formation for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.