LCWR Latest Updates

EWTN Features the Conclusion of the CDF Mandate
"EWTN Nightly News invited the LCWR leadership to its program to talk about the doctrinal assessment by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the conclusion of its mandate. The interview was shown in two parts and can be seen by clicking on the links to the EWTN YouTube channel: May 28 and May 29." 

Read also the LCWR Statement of the CDF Doctrinal Assesment and and Conclusion of the Mandate. Click on this link: LCWR Statement

Spiritual Leadership for Challenging Times Wins CPA Book Award
"Catholic Press Association awarded Spiritual Leadership for Challenging Times: Presidential Addresses from the Leadership Conference for Women Religious one of its 2015 book awards. The collection of LCWR addresses won third place in the category of gender. CPA announced the award at its Catholic Media Conference which took place from June 24-26 in Buffalo, New York."

LCWR Annual Asssembly
The 2015 LCWR Assembly will take place August 11-14 in Houston, Texas. The theme is: “Springs of the Great Deep Burst Forth: Meeting the Thirsts of the World.” 

Source: LCWR Update July 2015 Issue


Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious ( LCWR ) is the association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States . The conference has approximately 1000 members, who represent about 95 percent of the 75,000 women religious in the United States. Founded in 1956, the conference assists its members to collaboratively carry out their service of leadership to further the mission of the Gospel in today's world.