Entries by mccwadmin

Volunteer of the Month: Sue Parker

If you have ever attended an MCCW event, you probably know Sue Parker. Sue has been MCCW’s registrar for many years and her no-nonsense attitude and cheerful smile keeps us all on track in the crazy time leading up to an event.  As our registrar, Sue is responsible for all the behind-the-scenes work on the […]

Ensuring the Blessing of MCCW for All

Think back on your favorite MCCW experience. Was it meeting new friends at Forum? Spending time with Jesus during a retreat? Supporting our seminarians? Or a reunion with sisters in Christ? I hope that when you think about your time in MCCW, you recall beautiful friendships, warm hospitality, inspiring forum and retreat speakers, and intentional […]

Remembering With Gratitude

Dear Sisters in Christ, Time flies, doesn’t it? As I write, we are wrapping up October and charging full-steam into November and I can hardly believe that another year will soon be over.  For us in the Catholic Church, the year will be over even sooner — the first Sunday of Advent, Dec. 1, marks […]

Faith Feature: Vocation Awareness Week 

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation “My vocation is love!” – St. Therese of Lisieux “National Vocation Awareness Week, celebrated November 3-9, 2019, is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and […]

Team AMS – Supporting Seminarians at the Army Ten-Miler

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation Katie Hanna is a member of the U.S. Army Reserve who supports vocations in a very interesting and inspiring way—by running ten miles! Katie was a member of the Archdiocese for the Military Service’s Army Ten-Miler Team. She raised almost $800 towards seminarian formation and Catholic religious support […]

Forum 2020 Update: Discerning His Voice

By: Aly Tugeoen, Director of Forum 2020 One of my favorite new-to-me quotes is from Saint (Pope) John Paul II.  He said that “For people of faith, there is no such thing as coincidence; only instances of divine providence that we have not yet fully understood.” While I love this, I am also hard-headed.  God […]

Promised Priests: Meet David Chacko 

By: Denise Hummel, MCCW Director at Large: Seminarian Support The Archdiocese of the Military Services (AMS) proudly supports 46 Co-Sponsored Seminarians.   These men have answered a call to serve both God and country and are busy completing their academic years of training and formation at various seminaries around the United States.  As plans are […]

Ordination Update

The Reverend Mr. Timothy G. Mergen was ordained a transitional deacon on Thursday, Oct. 3  in Rome, Italy. He hopes eventually to serve as a Catholic chaplain in the United States Air Force. His home diocese is Madison, Wisconsin.   May God bless our promised priests. mccwadmin

Advent Toolkit 

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation We’re talking Advent ALREADY? It’s not even Thanksgiving! I know what you’re thinking, “Nancy, you’re as bad as the Christmas displays in Wal-Mart! I haven’t even BEGUN baking pumpkin pies!” Bear with me, ladies. You need a plan for Advent. How many times have you had the best […]

MCCW Northeastern Regional Day of Reflection

A day to pray, reflect, enjoy fellowship, and open ourselves to the fortifying grace of God. About MCCW The Military Council of Catholic Women-Worldwide is recognized and endorsed as the official women’s organization within the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA. MCCW aims to connect, unite, and inspire military-affiliated women. About the Event This “mini-retreat” […]