Leadership Conference of Women Religious

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We believe God’s call is written in the signs of the times
Trusting in God’s good guidance and great providence
Inspired by the radical call of the Gospel
led by God’s Spirit and companioned by one another
we embrace our time as holy
our leadership as gift, and our challenges as blessings


Spiritual Leadership for Challenging TimesThe Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States. The conference has more than 1400 members, who represent more than 80 percent of the approximately 51,600 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.

Upcoming Events

2014 LCWR Assembly
Tue., Aug 12, 2014 to Sat., Aug 16, 2014
Bethany Retreat Center
Sun., Jan 11, 2015 to Fri., Jan 16, 2015
Presentation Center - Los Gatos, CA
Mon., Mar 2, 2015 to Thu., Mar 5, 2015
2013 LCWR New Leader Workshop
Thu., Mar 19, 2015 to Sun., Mar 22, 2015
Tue., Aug 11, 2015 to Sat., Aug 15, 2015