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Nightly Phone Rosary - 8 PM, 7 days a week

Dial  (605) 468-8016      357090#

Since September 2018, the Council of Catholic Women (CCW) has been hosting a nightly Rosary call for the healing of the Church, healing from the COVID pandemic and for callers’ personal intentions.  Everyone (men, women, children, non-CCW members) is welcome to join us any night of the week or every night of the week. How often is up to you.  How about once a month on your birthdate?

Please join us at 8:00 p.m. as we read meditations on the Rosary’s mysteries and pray together.


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Council of Catholic Women, Archdiocese of Washington


President:  Cheryl Holley

Vice President: Carol Monaco

Secretary:  Althea Holland

Treasurer:  Elizabeth Mariani




Thanks to eveyone who donated and help at our Feb 2024 Service Project " Valentines for Women."  Because of you, we donated 79 valentine gift bags with travel toiletries, candy and a card to the women at the Interfaith Works Taft shelter and Crabbs Branch Shelter.


Bowman-Francis Ministry

Virtual Lenten Bible Study -

Journey to the Cross Through the Gospel of Luke

Wednesdays in Lent 2024  7:00 pm

Join the Bowman-Francis Ministry Team as we take a community-centered virtual Lenten Bible journey through God’s Word. As we approach the 2024 Lenten season, let us feed our spiritual appetite with this Virtual Bible Study Series. Together we will use our Lenten Bible Study Series Guide. Fr. Charles Smith, SVD will share a message and answer questions weekly on Wednesday during live ZOOM sessions where participants will pray, share encouraging discussions, and highlight our Black Catholicism.   

Bowman-Francis Ministry website

Flyer for Bible Study

Registration link

WMET  1160 AM - Guadalupe Radio Network, Washington, DC

2024 Fishers of Men Dinner

Saturday 27 April

Please join us for our 12th Annual ‘Fishers of Men’ Benefit Dinner  Saturday, April 27, 2024 Doors open at 6 PM.  Keynote speaker:  Debbie Georgianni - Host of 'The Spirit World' on the GRN & 'Take 2 with Jerry & Debbie' on EWTN.  Program begins at 7 PM.   His Excellency, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori, will celebrate 4:30 PM Holy Vigil Mass in the Upper Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception prior to the dinner, where he will present the Little Sisters of the Poor with the 'Fishers of Men' Award.   Dinner will be held at Catholic University of America Heritage Hall in Father O'Connell Hall (620 Michigan Ave., NE  Washington, DC 20064) 

For more details see WMET 1160 website 
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Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center

Retreat Programs

Mini-Retreats for Women 

Evening: Feb 21, 2024 6-9 pm      Morning: Feb 22, 2024 9:15-12 am

Evening: Mar 20, 2024 6-9 pm      Morning: Mar 21, 2024 9:15-12 am

Ladies, we invite you to join us for our Mini-Retreats specially designed for women. February Topic "Finding Joy In Knowing That Love Casts Out All Fear."  March Topic "Finding Joy In Overcoming Past Hurts."  Cost is $25 per person. Advance Registration is required. Babysitting will be available during the morning retreat and must be reserved in advance. Visit our website to register.  Hosted by the Women of Regnum Christi. Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center.   Don't miss out on this opportunity to unwind and recharge before the new year. See you there!

Three to Get Married Marriage Prep
 Feb 22-25 (virtual)  Mar 7-10 (in-Person)

The Three to Get Married Marriage Preparation Program is a Catholic Pre-Cana program for seriously dating and engaged couples. This marriage preparation course is an intensive preparation experience true to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Convenient one-weekend schedule. FOCCUS administration is included. $375 per couple. Space will be limited and these weekends fill up quickly, so reserve your spot today!

Find more information on the OLBRC website or call 301-365-0612

Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 

NCCW's Resources to Pray for Our Clergy

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Archdiocese of Washington's
Council of Catholic Women
Welcomes You

CCW - "Connecting Catholic Women"

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The Council of Catholic Women- Archdiocese of Washington
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: Cheryl Holley
Vice-President: Carol Monaco

Resources to learn more about the Council of Catholic Women and it's history

From our national organization (NCCW):
Download PDF Document "NCCW Who We Are"

Watch the "We Are NCCW" video to find out about Council of Catholic Women and our National organization

Volunteer with Catholic Charities D.C.

Catholic Charities seeks community-oriented, enthusiastic volunteers to work with us across our various programs. We have positions appropriate for recent grads looking to gain experience, retirees who want to keep their skills sharp, stay-at-home parents looking to set a good example for their kids, and everyone else in between. Volunteers support us in our efforts to give help that empowers and hope that lasts. They bring the love and support that makes our programs so successful!


You can learn more on Catholic Charities Volunteer Homepage: here

2023 Fall Call for Volunteers

Announcing Catholic Charities Fall Call for Volunteers recruitment campaign!

We are seeking kind, knowledgeable, and committed people to bring hope that lasts to people who are receiving help from Catholic Charities.

Volunteers enhance Catholic Charities services through their consistent presence and dedication. 

During Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023) 3640 people volunteered with Catholic charities. The volunteer doctors, nurses, attorneys, mentors, ESOL instructors, food distributors, farmers, food packagers, financial services professionals, people sharing their faith, and so much more, contributed 75,141 hours of service.

Thank you!


Information and applications are here: Fall Call for Volunteers!.

Catholic Charities Washington, DC

Volunteer to serve at St. Maria's Meals

Wednesdays, 5-6 pm  Hickey Center, 924 G Street NW, Washington DC

Details can be found here

Donation requests for those in need

 Catholic Charities Care Packages

Care packs are a meaningful and flexible volunteer project for groups or individuals that want to support Catholic Charities clients and programs. Our programs have developed wish lists of care packs they hope to give each client that enters their program. 

Find more information here

The Little Sisters of the Poor at the Jeanne Jugan Residence

serves the elderly poor of every race and religion in the Washington D.C. area.  Businesses and individuals can donate needed items such as food, personal care items and office supplies.  Donations can be dropped off at the front desk

The list of currently needed supplies is here

phone: 202-269-1831        


Little Sisters of the Poor/Jeanne Jugan Residence, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017

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