Encounter Grace presents
But Then Jesus
An In Person Retreat for Women
Friday July 23rd and Saturday July 24th
A beautiful way to experience Jesus - in the Word, in the Eucharist, in Adoration, in the music, and in community.
For more information click here
Volunteer for Catholic Charities this Summer!
Prepare and deliver a meal for 20 people at Dorothy Day Place in Rockville, any night of the week! Signing up to cook a meal helps staff focus on other priorities such as clinical work and employment services. Click here
To see more opportunities scroll down on this page
NCCW National Convention in Washington D.C.
The National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW), our umbrella organization, is celebrating it's 101st year of supporting, empowering, and educating all Catholic women in spirituality, service and leadership.
More information about the convention here
NCCW Fun Fact:
Beginning after World War I, NCCW ran the National Catholic Service School, educating women in subjects such as sociology, psychology, industrial welfare and public health. This school was eventually absorbed into the Catholic University of America's School of Social Work
Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center
Upcoming Programs in August and beyond
Three to Get Married Marriage Prep Aug 26-29 (In-Person)
Personal “Retreat” Day Aug 27 (In-Person)
For more information see the Events Calendar Tab here
Archdiocese of Washington's
Council of Catholic Women
CCW - "Connecting Catholic Women"
The Council of Catholic Women
responds to the needs of the Church and society through a focus on spirituality, leadership, and service. The CCW-ADW hosts service events, liturgies, educational conferences and more
President: Carol-Ann Parker
Vice-President: Cheryl Holley
Volunteer with Catholic Charities D.C.
Catholic Charities ADW is seeking volunteers for many different projects this summer! Here are some ways you can get involved, both individually and with a group:
St. Maria’s Meals is back! Every Tuesday in Temple Hills and Wednesday in downtown DC, Catholic Charities volunteers and staff members provide individuals and families with hot meals. Sign up on our event calendar: here
Food Distributions: Throughout the summer, we will help deliver food items at St. Bernard in Riverdale, MD every other Tuesday. Learn more and sign up on our event calendar!
Prepare and deliver a meal for 20 people at Dorothy Day Place in Rockville, any night of the week! Signing up to cook a meal helps staff focus on other priorities such as clinical work and employment services. Sign up here
Sign up for a year of service with Catholic Charities through AmeriCorps or Capuchin Franciscan Corps!
Financial Stability AmeriCorps
Nutrition Education AmeriCorps
Volunteer Office VISTA
Volunteer Medical Clinic VISTA
Capuchin Corps Volunteer in Volunteer Office, Spanish Catholic Center, or Medical Clinic
You can learn more on our Volunteer Homepage: here
Donation requests for those in need
Harriet Tubman's Women's Center Catholic Charities Washington DC:
women's socks, flip flops for showers, rain ponchos, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, soap. Front Desk to arrange drop off: 202-795-9966
Catholic Charities Care Packages
The Little Sisters of the Poor in DC . Current greatest needs are: disposable gloves, masks, disposable head cover, disposable shoe covers, isolation gowns, laundry soap, plain instant oatmeal packets, plain Cream of Wheat packets, plain cornflakes, Life cereal, raisin bran, orange juice, almond milk, individual yogurts (4-6 oz). For more items click here
Donations can be dropped off at the front desk
phone: 202-269-1831 email:
Little Sisters of the Poor/Jeanne Jugan Residence, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017