Entries by mccwadmin

Looking Forward to Changing Seasons

Dear Sisters in Christ, Fall greetings to you all! After two years in the deserts of West Texas, I am so excited to be on the East Coast and experiencing a beautiful fall. The leaves are beginning to change, the days are cooler, and dishes featuring pumpkin, apples, and cinnamon are beginning to appear on […]

All Things Seminarian

By: Denise Hummel, Director of Seminarian Support The Need Is Great Did you know that the Archdiocese for the Military Services chaplains serve over 1.8 million Catholics? With fewer than 200 active-duty priests, serving all branches of service, our need for priests is great! In 2019, MCCW established our first endowed scholarship to financially support […]

Accepting Change in Your Vocation to Motherhood

By: Elizabeth Tomlin, Director of Financial Stewardship I spent $133.47 at my son, Patrick’s, college bookstore on move-in day in August.  I had not spent that much money on nonessentials since the pandemic hit.  But I enthusiastically plunked the money onto the counter at the College of William and Mary bookstore and happily walked outside […]

Month of the Holy Rosary

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation One of the most beautiful books I’ve read about devotion to the Blessed Mother is “The Secret of the Rosary” by St. Louis de Montfort. Although it was written over 300 years ago, de Montfort’s accessible prose explains why we should entrust our prayers to Our Lady. He […]

Two Ways to Support MCCW

Support MCCW Through #iGiveCatholic   By: Elizabeth Tomlin, Director of Financial Stewardship Beginning November 16, we will have a new opportunity for you to support MCCW through #iGiveCatholic! Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, #iGiveCatholic is the U.S. Catholic Church’s Giving Day that kicks off the charitable season and brings […]

Final Call for Discerners 

Discernment for five positions on the MCCW-Worldwide Board will take place during the beginning of November, and the current board has been actively praying for the Holy Spirit to bring called, competent, and committed women to the table.  As we approach the group discernment, we wanted to share these words from Discernment Coordinator, Kelly Oliver, […]

Faithful Fun and Fellowship at Faux Fiesta Forum

By: Aly Tugaoen, Director of Forum The pandemic may have caused us to cancel our in-person Forum and our host city of San Antonio to cancel its Fiesta, but we have decided we won’t let it cancel all the fun and faithfulness! Watch your inbox in the coming week for your invitation to our first-ever […]

European Regional Retreat 2020

Note: Due to EU travel restrictions, the in-person event has been postponed until 2021. Stay tuned for details about a virtual event for the European Region this fall. Refunds will be processed shortly. Embracing Sainthood Sanctuary of Divine Mercy Siostry Faustyny 3, 30-608 Kraków, Poland October 22-25, 2020 “Rejoice and be glad, for your reward […]

CWOC Fall Kick-Offs in the Time of COVID

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation I write to you with my feet in two worlds. One is immersed in online learning, email communication, and planning via Facebook Messenger. The other is dipping its toes into in-person interactions. I’m currently writing this as I sit on a park bench, mask on, at my son’s […]

Recognizing Those Who Lovingly Serve

Awards and Recognition By: Denise Hummel, Forum Awards and Recognition Chair MCCW recognizes the time, talents, and treasures of women who lovingly serve our organization. Applications are now being accepted through October 1, 2020.  Recipients will be recognized in November 2020.  More information will be forthcoming in the October issue of “The Well” and on […]