National Catholic Sisters Week

December 12, 2018
I am pleased to announce that we will, yet again, be offering two NCSW Event in a Box opportunities free of charge to our community this year! The Event in a Box program is intended for those who want to hold an NCSW event during March, but lack the time and/or resources to plan an event from...
December 08, 2018
In response to a wellspring of interest, the vocation discernment retreat hosted by the National Catholic Sisters Project next March has been opened up to all interested women. “Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart” will be held March 7-10, 2019, in San Antonio at the Hilton Airport...
December 01, 2018
Preparations for the biggest National Catholic Sisters Week are underway. As the national campaign aimed at elevating women religious enters into its sixth year, it continues to grow in scale and scope, backed by an innovative mini-grant program. National Catholic Sisters Week was launched in...
October 11, 2018
As the site director for National Catholic Sisters Week, I have the special privilege of also being on the Mini-Grant review committee. With the November 1st deadline for the 2019 Mini-Grant application fast approaching, I thought I would offer some insight and tips for a successful application...
September 14, 2018
Sacred Heart Schools (sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville) received a 2018 NCSW Mini-grant to fund “The History of St. Angela” a one woman monologue on the foundress of the Ursuline Sisters. The grant funded costumes, set supplies, and training. The play debuted during National Catholic...
August 15, 2018
As we creep closer to September, I know that there are many of you who are eager to know about what resources will be available for your NCSW 2019 planning. Get your calendars out, folks, because this article will outline everything you need to know! NCSW will be held from March 8 – 14, 2019....
July 25, 2018
On Sunday, June 10, our Diocesan Partner from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Sister Carolyn Puccio CSJ, hosted a wonderful event for the sisters and their guests. The event was a presentation by Sister Nancy Schreck, a Franciscan sister from Dubuque, Iowa. Sister Nancy, a frequent...
May 03, 2018
  The National Catholic Sisters Project is a dynamic, ever-evolving initiative, and Garrett Tiedemann is the creative genius behind the scenes helping coordinate everything under its scope. His role as media director is wide ranging: He serves as head of all media strategy, production...
April 18, 2018
I always look forward to the changing of seasons. Even this year, in Minnesota, where we just got 15” of snow on April 15th. Spring is a time of renewal, and for those of us at the National Catholic Sisters Week offices, it is a time to reflect back upon NCSW 2018 and to look forward to NCSW 2019...
April 03, 2018
This past week, the Caldwell University community celebrated National Catholic Sisters Week, which was a week filled with different events to recognize the lives of the women religious, including our Sisters of St. Dominic. One of the events was Dinner With the Sisters, which was held in St....