• We commit ourselves to seeking God
  • We embrace our time as holy
  • We work with others in a way that reflects the spaciousness of God’s abundant love
  • We remain inspired by the radical call of the Gospel
  • We are committed to discerning together the leading of God’s Spirit
About 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 about 1350 members, who represent nearly 80 percent of the approximately 49,000 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.

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Assembly 2022