March 2016 Issue of the LCWR Newsletter Update

In this issue, you will find information regarding the 2016 LCWR Generaly Assembly and other LCWR news.

The March 2016 issue of Update is now online at LCWR website:

February 2016 Issue of Update - A publication of LCWR

In this issue of Update, "LCWR presents a new book, Avanti!, a reflective resource for the spiritual journey. The word avanti (Italian for “forward,”) was a central focus in the address delivered by LCWR president Sharon Holland, IHM, at the 2015 LCWR assembly where she spoke of the attitudes of heart and mind needed to proceed forward even when what is ahead is dark and unknown. Avanti! is a collection of of reflections written by 30 LCWR members about responding to God who comes to us from the future and invites us to come forward."

Link to the February 2016 Issue of Update:

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.