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Giving Thanks

MCCW wishes to extend a huge thank you to all who supported MCCW on Giving Tuesday through gifts, shares, and prayers. It was MCCW’s most successful Giving Tuesday campaign to date, raising nearly $7,000 to support our mission to connect, unite, and inspire military women around the world.  As a nonprofit organization, MCCW relies solely […]

One for the History Books

By: Eleanor Gentilini, Historian The Early History The Military Ordinariate or Vicariate was established in 1917 when Bishop Patrick Hayes, then Auxiliary Bishop of New York, was appointed as the Bishop or Ordinary for all Catholics serving in the Army and the Navy in World War I.  When Bishop Hayes later became the Archbishop of […]

Will We See You in Tampa?

MCCW kicked off the new year by opening registration for Forum 2022 – our first chance to gather as a worldwide community of Catholic military women since 2019 – and we want you to be there.  Forum 2022 will be MCCW’s biggest and best reunion event yet. Think of it as the girls’ weekend – […]

Reconnect, Reunite, Reinspire Resources for New Year’s Resolutions

By: Kitty Eisenbeil, Director of Formation Setting a new year’s resolution or two is a time-tested tradition but have you ever considered setting resolutions for your CWOC or women’s ministry? This year we want to encourage you to FORM yourself – your mind, your heart, and your soul – so you can reconnect, reunite, and […]

2022: Anticipation and Excitement

Dear Sisters in Christ, Happy New Year! The start of a new year always fills me with anticipation and excitement – what will this year bring? I feel refreshed by the school and work holiday, and I am ready to tackle new projects, move toward new goals, and listen more closely to where God is […]

Learn More About Sacred Heart

My Sisters in Christ,  It is hard to believe that the last time we were together was in San Diego for the 2018 Forum.  And while we were overjoyed that so many of you were able to join us for the virtual Forum in November 2020, we are beyond excited to be planning an in-person […]

Banner Year for Ordinations

By:  Denise Hummel We give thanks for a banner year of ordinations to the priesthood and diaconate. These new priests and deacons have taken their vows and committed to potential active-duty service as military chaplains. Our promised priests will serve as Army, Air Force, and Navy Chaplains. As we pray, let us remember each of […]

Cider Service Perfect for Fall

Changing leaves and cooling temperatures make this the perfect time for your women’s ministry to host a Cider Service. MCCW’s easy-to-follow guide to one of our most beloved traditions makes planning and hosting this program a snap.  The Cider Service celebrates the gifts that make us uniquely feminine and the ways we use those gifts […]

Revitalize Your Faith Life

Dear Sisters in Christ, How are you? I hope wherever you are reading this your new school year, your new ministry year, and your fall are in full swing. In Pennsylvania, the sun is shining on our beautiful little Army post and the leaves are just starting to change. It is a perfect fall day. […]

Christ’s Love Heals A World Divided

Note: AMS Auxiliary Bishop and MCCW Episcopal Moderator, Bishop Buckon gave this homily on Jesus’ teaching in Mark 9. In these contentious, fractured times, we all need to hear these words and use them as inspiration to reconnect and reunite with those around us.  Brother Against Brother Have any of us known a time when […]