Our Mission:

The National Council of Catholic Women acts through its members to support, empower, and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership, and service. NCCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world.

Novena to Our Lady of Fatima

As we approach the 100th anniversary of Fatima, NCCW encourages us all to embark on a journey of prayer and spiritual growth together. The Novena to Our Lady of Fatima begins May 5thFind the Novena and more information about Fatima here.

Photo courtesy of Alfie Arce



People's Climate March

The National Council of Catholic Women will be participating in the Peoples Climate Movement March in Washington DC on April 28, 2017.  Our Administrator, Andrea Cecilli, will be representing us at the Catholic mass as well as at the march.  If you would like to join us please contact Andrea at acecilli@nccw.org for more information.  Details regarding the march can also be found via the links below. 


NCCW President Sheila Hopkins on Catholic TV

Pornography's effects on Marriage - Hope for Married Couples Webinar

Many good people struggle with pornography. One of the biggest lies that Satan has led Catholic couples to believe is that they are alone in their struggles with pornography. People may be surprised to learn that many good Catholics and Christians are struggling with this issue. 

The Religious Alliance Against Pornography will be presenting the webinar on May 9th, 12 noon EDT and May 18th, 8p.m. EDT. Find out more...

2017 Election

The Nominating Committee presents the following nominations. Slate is in alphabetical order.

Nominee for President-Elect
Jean Kelly, Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Nominees for Secretary
Bev McCarvel, Diocese of Winona
Teresa Sarzynski, Diocese of Amarillo

Nominees for Nominating Committee
9 candidates are slated for 2017 Nominating Committee; there are 7 positions:

Mary Sue Barnum, Diocese of Charleston, SC
Mary Ann Cummins, Diocese of Cheyenne, WY
Marlene Grover, Diocese of Charleston, SC
Michele Prado-Landreth, Diocese of Pueblo, CO
Sharon Ann O'Brien, Diocese of Washington, DC
Nancy Poll, Diocese of Nashville, TN
Arleen Roelike, Diocese of St. Cloud, MN
Diane Tugander Diocese of Miami, FL
Linnea Warda, Diocese of Joliet, IL

Click here for more information about the candidates.

Convocation of Catholic Leaders

The Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America will be held in Orlando, Florida, from Saturday, July 1, to Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Inspired by Evangelii Gaudium, the Convocation will form leaders who will be equipped and re-energized to share the Gospel as missionary disciples, while offering fresh insights informed by new research, communications strategies, and successful models. Find out more!
Join us in praying the Prayer for the Convocation

2017 Convention

Save the Date!

NCCW Annual Convention
September 6-9, 2017
Dallas, TX

Room reservations may be made by calling 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) between the hours of 8am and 5pm Monday – Friday, or you may reserve online.

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New Member Contest

Sign up   as a new Individual or Supporting Member, or rejoin   if your membership is expired a year or more, and receive an entry to win a registration for the 2017 NCCW Annual Convention  in Dallas, TX, a free hotel room at the Hilton Anatole for September 6th - 10th, and one Closing Banquet ticket! Contest begins April 1st and ends June 1st. Winner will be drawn on June 2nd at the NCCW Board meeting in Washington, DC. Get your brochure here!

Honor Women on Mother's Day

For Mother’s Day, honor your mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, aunt, niece, godmother or any woman who has played an important role in your life by making a contribution in their honor to the National Council of Catholic Women. Those we honor will be remembered in Masses celebrated on Mother's Day weekend at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Forms must be postmarked no later than May 5th. Find out more and download your form...

Monthly Member Call

May 17, 2017

Monthly Members' Call: You Were There: Reflections on the NCCW Pilgrimage to Italy

Led by: Maribeth Stewart

NCCW Members' Call Information

Call in number for all calls:   (712) 432-0375 - Pin 505816
Times are 5 pm (PT), 6 pm (MT), 7 pm (CT), and 8 pm (ET)
1.  If you join the call after the start time, please do not announce yourself despite the instruction to do so.
2.  When you join the call, please mute your phone by pressing *6.  You can take the phone off mute if you wish to speak by pressing *6 again.

Call to Prayer

April 21, 2017

The Bishops' Call to Prayer

The U.S. Catholic Bishops invite the
faithful to pray and fast for the 
renewal of a culture of life and marriage,
and for the protection of religious liberty.

Learn more at the Call to Prayer website. (Spanish