NCSW

September 05, 2019
A new chapter is beginning for National Catholic Sisters Week as it transitions to new leadership under the Communicators for Women Religious. The transfer will take place in early September. Information regarding the celebration of NCSW 2020 will be available from CWR in mid to late October....
June 25, 2019
Kjerstin and I are writing today to say goodbye. After being with National Catholic Sisters Week since its inception, we are both moving on to a new position – and bidding you all a fond farewell. What an incredible experience it’s been to build NCSW from scratch into a well-established, much-...
June 13, 2019
Congratulations to the "Nuns & Nones" project for being covered in The New York Times! The project received funding through an NCSW mini-grant, and we're proud that it is has continued to expand in scope and impact. The Times article is fascinating (like the project itself), giving voice to...
May 05, 2019
Introducing girls to Catholic sisters who look like them is one goal of National Catholic Sisters Week, and it was advanced in a vibrant way thanks to the nation’s oldest African American order. On March 14, thanks to support from a NCSW mini-grant, a group of middle-school girls were able...
March 03, 2019
Two 20-something women have produced a documentary on women religious that will premiere March 8 to kick off National Catholic Sisters Week. It is intended to debunk misconceptions about women religious, showcasing their remarkable diversity and surprising relevance among young adults. Titled “...
February 18, 2019
Sister Brenda Teresita Hernandez Valdes was only 30 when she ventured far from her native Mexico to begin a ministry in North Dakota. Joined by two other young Daughters of Immaculate Mary of Guadalupe, their goal was to serve the Hispanics in the Bismarck diocese who had relocated there to work in...
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....