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Asian Regional Retreat 2019

Strengthened by Grace Mirinae Holy Shrine 141 Misan-ri, Yangseong-myeon, Anseong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea November 15-17, 2019 “Be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 Sisters in Christ, Greetings! We are so excited to invite you to the MCCW Asian Regional Retreat: Strengthened by Grace.  This 2-night, 3-day retreat will be […]

San Antonio or Bust: Nine Tips for Getting to Forum 2020

So, now you that you are excited about coming to Forum 2020, let’s figure out how to get you there! Asking for Chapel Support Ask often and early: If you are hoping for financial support from your chapel, remember to approach your chaplain, chapel funds manager, or other chapel staff early to share your request […]

Fall Book Club Suggestions

From Forum speakers Jennifer Fulwiler and Katie Prejean By Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation I am trying to “live the dream” now. I’m determined, to paraphrase St. Catherine of Siena, to be who God meant me to be so I can set the world on fire. I’m becoming this person as I shuttle my middle […]

All Things Forum 2020

By Aly Tugaoen, Director of Forum Aloha from beautiful Hawaii! The MCCW board and the Forum planning team have been prayerfully planning Forum 2020 and are so excited to share our plans with you in this special issue of The Well!   Our mission has been to create an experience that will connect you to the […]

Volunteer of the Month: Rebecca Lockhart

This month we are recognizing Rebecca Lockhart as MCCW’s volunteer of the month. Rebecca stepped up a year ago to lead the Central Region. Starting nearly from scratch, she built a hardworking team who planned an amazing retreat at Conception Abbey in March. Her enthusiasm, energy, and attention-to-detail impressed everyone so much that before she […]

All Roads Lead to San Antonio for Forum 2020

Dear Sisters in Christ, Seventeen short months ago, we said goodbye in San Diego at the conclusion of an amazing four-day, ocean-front Forum. No sooner had we all unpacked our suitcases than planning for Forum 2020 began.  What started as some ideas and dreams in an initial brainstorming session has grown into the exciting event […]

Our Promised Priests

By: Denise Hummel MCCW Director at Large: Seminarian Support Our AMS Co-Sponsored Seminarians have been called to serve both God and country — “a vocation within a vocation.”  Their individual and personal vocation stories are wonderful examples of ways we get to see God’s love and mercy shared with His faithful.   As our calendars are […]

A Promised Priest’s Mother Shares part 2

A Promised Priest’s Mother Shares: An Interview with Susan Yakkel Part Two By: Denise Hummel, MCCW Director at Large:-Seminarian Support Last month, I introduced our MCCW readers to Mrs. Susan Yakkel and shared her expertise as a promised priest’s mother.  This month, my interview with Susan continues …… My husband, Ron,  served almost 29 years […]

Finding Your Place part 2

Last month we explored how to make transitions in or out of your community and your women’s ministry easier and less bumpy. But sometimes you will find yourself in a time of transition in years in which you don’t move. Here are some tips for those times. You held a leadership role in the past, […]

CWOC Summer Transition

In this season of transition, several CWOC chapters have taken the summer off to recharge and plan for the new year.  If you are transitioning into a new community, be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming CWOC events and socials currently being planned by CWOC boards across the world. If you find yourself […]