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Leading Discernment Virtually

This is the time of year when so many organizations, including our chapel ministries, are busy selecting new leadership for the coming year. Social distancing and global lock-down have made it difficult for CWOCs to do this in the same way as years past, but MCCW is ready to help.  If you are interested in […]

Spiritual Sisterhood During Social Distancing 

By: Bevin Landrum, Director of Communications MCCW’s commitment is to always provide ways we can stay connected, united and inspired, especially during a time when we are facing changes in our spiritual routines, home life, and personal relationships.  Here are three quick tips to help you stay grounded in your faith and connected to your […]

First Virtual Day of Reflection 

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation On Sunday, April 26 MCCW hosted our first online Day of Reflection on what was supposed to be the last day of Forum 2020 in San Antonio. We honored our patroness, Our Lady of Good Counsel, on her feast day, and we walked with the disciples on the […]

Easter Season Evangelization

By: Bishop Neal J. Buckon Karen posted this on Facebook: “Do your kids ever say something that completely catches you off guard and makes you wonder what God has planned for them?  Today at lunch, Liam (a five-year-old) started talking about my wedding ring.   Me: “Daddy got it for me when we got married” Liam: […]

Volunteer Spotlight–Regional Prayer Teams

One of the ways MCCW has continued its mission to connect, unite, and inspire during this global pandemic is through virtual weekly prayer on Sunday afternoons. This effort has brought so many of us together and filled us with peace and hope during a particularly challenging time in our world.  This initiative is entirely possible […]

Immersing Ourselves in the Good News

By: Nancy Belmont, Director of Faith Formation “Spend five minutes a day with the Gospels,” our chaplain, Msgr. Chet Michael exhorted us during our Cursillo retreat. “Five minutes. Not ten—that’s too much, you’ll lose focus. If you miss a day, don’t add time to the next day—you’ll get discouraged. Just recommit to your five minutes […]

An Update from the AMS Vocations Office

By: Denise Hummel, Director of Seminarian Support With social-distancing and “stay at home” orders becoming part of our new norm, we are all longing for sacramental celebrations. Many first holy Communions and confirmations have been postponed as we patiently await our chapels reopening. Another sacrament, holy orders, is often held in the months of May […]

CWOC and Regional Updates

In this time of separation, MCCW continues to work to virtually connect, unite, and inspire women.  In particular, MCCW-Worldwide continues to hold prayer events and webinars on their Facebook page.   While you’re on Facebook, make sure you check your region’s page out, too.  Not only will you find out about MCCW-Worldwide events, but you will […]

Where is God?

Reflections by AMS co-sponsored seminarian A.J. Houston In this time of great uncertainty, fear, and tragedy, I imagine many people feel abandoned by God. Where is God at this time when we greatly need him? Is he even listening to our prayers? Or is he ignoring us? It is important to note that Jesus himself […]