events

November 04, 2018
The Catholic Church is now celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week, backed by the National Catholic Sisters Project. The weeklong celebration, which runs from Nov. 4-10, is a special time for parishes and Catholic organizations in the U.S. to foster a culture of vocations men and women....
March 08, 2018
Only a few minutes pass from the 5 a.m. alarm that wakes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, to the time she begins meditating. It’s an “anchor point,” says the 72-year-old DC-based lobbyist who rose to fame with the Nuns on the Bus advocacy tour and multiple appearances on The Colbert Report....
March 08, 2018
 National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW), the fifth annual celebration of women religious, kicks off today, heralding a record number of events across the country to celebrate the remarkable contributions of Catholic sisters, in tandem with National Women’s History Month. The week is intended...
February 15, 2018
Click here for a Spanish translation of this piece. Well, folks. Here we are – less than one month to National Catholic Sisters Week 2018. This month, I’d like to take a moment to remind you of a few ways to get involved this year: 1) If you’ve got an event already planned, we’d love to...
February 15, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Alma Lorena Villaseñor. Bueno, amigos. Aquí estamos - a menos de un mes de la Semana Nacional de Hermanas Católicas 2018. Este mes, me gustaría dedicar un momento para recordarles algunas maneras de poder...
December 21, 2017
As we close out 2017, and start planning for NCSW 2018, our team in Minneapolis would like to share with you two exciting initiatives that are in place for this year’s celebration! First: the NSCW T-Shirt! Many of your mini-grants have included funds for t-shirts, which we think is a great idea...
December 20, 2017
The National Catholic Sisters Week team has awarded 89 mini-grants to groups across the country to help fund their celebrations of women religious. The team received an unprecedented number of applications. Grant recipients come from 23 states, representing lay and religious groups, small and...
October 27, 2017
The deadline for applying for a 2018 National Catholic Sisters Week mini-grant has been extended to Nov. 15. The National Catholic Sisters Week team adjusted the deadline from the original Nov. 1 date in order to accommodate multiple requests from applicants. “We’ve heard from a number of people...
September 01, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS – The National Catholic Sisters Week team is preparing to award more than $85,000 in mini grants to fund cross-country events celebrating women religious. The gatherings will be proposed this fall and hosted in March 2018 as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, an official component...