NCSW event

April 12, 2019
More than 30 young women considering religious life gathered in San Antonio last month for a one-of-a-kind retreat. Titled Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart (or Profundo Encuentro), the retreat illuminated the art of discernment: how to determine God’s plan for your life. Unlike...
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 “...
January 31, 2019
Art is an entryway into prayer, and the young women who attend Profundo Encuentro this March will be ushered along that path by a wise and gentle guide, Sister Chela Gonzalez, OP. “Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart” is designed to help young women attune their hearts to God’s will...
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 12, 2018
I am so pleased to announce that this year, we will be unveiling a new initiative: a virtual, national NCSW Book Club! This Book Club offers the NCSW community a chance to gather together to discuss a common text. It is our intention to allow our community to have an engaging and fun dialogue...
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...
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....
April 18, 2018
When the middle schoolers at St. Francis International in Silver Spring, Md., visited the Oblate Sisters of Providence at nearby Mount Providence Convent as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, their eyes and hearts were opened. “I felt like I belonged here,” one student told the video team...
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...