Archdiocese of Chicago

Office for Religious
Department of Personnel Services

CAVA Online Membership Registration 2018-2019

CAVA Member – An individual or group of individuals committed to vocation ministry who actively serve to foster a culture of vocation within the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Member benefits:

  • Reception of all CAVA mailings, e-mails, newsletters and announcements
  • Invitation to participate in and plan collaborative vocation events
  • Free admission or discounted fees for CAVA-sponsored professional and spiritual development opportunities
  • FREE posting of your vocation events on the CAVA website
  • Personal connection and networking with others involved in vocation ministry
  • Access to CAVA’s “Partners in Ministry” and their events
  • Invitation to social gatherings and specially determined events of CAVA

New members, please fill out the form below and click the submit button at the bottom of the form to submit your membership registration. You can also follow the link below for a mail-in copy of the registration form.

NOTE: If after you hit the submit button it goes back to this page, it means something did not process correctly. Call Sr. Lovina 312-534-5240 or email for assistance.

Renewing members, please click here to register using your email address to identify you as a renewing member. Before June 16, email Lpammit@archchicago to indicate your CAVA membership renewal for 2018-2019 ministry year.

You will receive an invoice by email within 1 to 10 days. You have the option of paying by credit card or check.

Make check payable to CAVA. Mail to: Office for Religious/CAVA, 835 N Rush St., Chicago, IL, 60611-2030

Membership Level:

2018-2019 Fees - $100 Individual Membership or, $200 Group Rate covering 2 to 5 members in your organization. Your membership is important to us. If the fee structure is prohibitive, we encourage you to select an appropriate scholarship option below and continue with your registration, or call 312-534-5240.

If renewing or registering after June 15, your registration may not be processed until August 2018.

PART 1 - Membership Type

Scholarship Level: None

None = $100.00
25% = $75.00  
50% = $50.00  
75% = $25.00
100% = $0.00
– (IMPORTANT: Each member belonging to a group needs to register individually but one person is designated as the primary member to whom the invoice is sent).
Name of Organization:
Name of Vocation Director or primary member in your group (to whom the invoice is sent):
For Group membership, please provide name(s) of people in your group (up to four people).   


Scholarship Level: None

None = $200.00
25% = $150.00
50% = $100.00
75% = $50.00
Other = Please indicate
Would you like to give an additional donation amount? Your financial contribution goes towards our member scholarship program and overall CAVA operations. Indicate here:

PART 2 - Billing Information:

First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Confirm Email Address:

Contact Information:

First Name:
Last Name:
Form of Consecration:
Congregation Type:
Please indicate other type:
Congregation Name:
Congregation Initials:
Work Phone Number: - - Ext.
Cell Phone Number: - -
Home Phone Number: - - Ext.
Indicate preferred contact number:
Fax: - - Ext.
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Confirm Email Address:


For the Vocation Director/Primary Member only. Other group members, skip to PART 4

Please indicate what information you wish to be included on the website directory for CAVA Member congregations and organizations. This information will be accessible by the public from our website’s homepage.

Congregation/Organization Name:
Vocation Director or Primary Member:
Additional Names on your group you wish to be included on the directory:
Mailing Address or Organization’s official address:
Website (you may use the URL of your vocation webpage instead of your organization’s main website:
Phone Number (only if you wish it to be available to the public):

Please email your organization’s logo, jpg or jpeg format. Also, please email your photo and photos of your group members – headshot and “in action” photos that can be used on the directory, the website or other CAVA communications.

PART 4 - Committee Participation:

Committee sign up requires participation in committee meetings onsite or by phone for vocation event planning and updates.

Please indicate your level of involvement with CAVA Communications Committee
Participation Level
Event Help Plan Help Prepare Participate Chair Notes
ACE Vocation Day
Advent Retreat/Gathering
Beginning of Year Gathering
Campus Ministry Appreciation Day
Chicago’s Got Sisters
Education Day
End of Year Gathering
Lent Retreat/Gathering
Online Discernment (Men)
Online Discernment (Women)
Parish Visits/Fairs
Pizza with Volunteers
Praying Chicago
Resource for Chicago Area Service Programs (CASP)
School Visits/Fairs
Theology on Tap
World Youth Day
What levels do you feel comfortable presenting to/working with (Check as many as it applies.)

Please indicate what TOPICS you can offer, i.e. Discernment, mentoring, Contemplative Dialogue/process, general vocation awareness topics, etc.

PART 5 - Chicago Archdiocesan Office for Protection of Children and Youth compliance:

CAVA Members who participate in the collaborative vocation events are considered Volunteers in the Archdiocese of Chicago and are expected to be in compliance with the requirements for Volunteers as outlined by the Office of Protection of Children and Youth. Details of how to complete this requirement will be shared with members upon registration. Click this link for instructions: or contact

I am presently in compliance with the Chicago Archdiocesan Office for Protection of Children and Youth - Year of registration:


What topics would you like for CAVA Education Day (professional growth for yourself)?


Please click the Submit Button below to complete the process. If the form goes through you should get a page with a message “Thank you for your online registration as a member of CAVA, the Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association.” Otherwise, page up to check if you skipped a question. Call Sr. Lovina 312-534-5240 if you need assistance.

PRESS RELEASE: By checking the “SUBMIT” button below, I do hereby grant to the Chicago Archdiocesan Vocation Association (CAVA) my permission to record my photographic image (by digital, film and/or video), and comments (by tape, evaluation and/or transcription), for use in promotional materials, whether the use of above materials is for public relations, recruitment, development, or any other legitimate purpose of the above-named organization. I understand that if I do not wish to be photographed at CAVA events, I must notify the photographer AND remove myself from photos being taken. I understand that CAVA has no control over the use of photographs or videos taken by other participants or the media that may be covering the events.