Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women

ACCW Mission Statement: As a member of NCCW, ACCW acts through its affiliated organization to support, empower, and educate women in spirituality, leadership and service. Our programs respond with gospel values to the needs of the church and society in the modern world.

Through its commissions, ACCW provides programs of spiritual enrichment, support to the Deanery Boards and their affiliated parish women’s organizations, leadership training, offers individual membership, and speakers on a variety of relevant topics.

Commissions Include:

  • Church Commission (Spirituality)
  • Family Concerns Commission (Spirituality)
  • Community Concerns Commission (Service)
  • International Concerns Commission (Service)
  • Organization Commission (Leadership)
  • Legislation Commission (Leadership)

Programs Include:

  • The Appalachia / Christmas Shoe Box Project
  • Advent Retreat for Women
  • Life Links—supporting life from conception to death
  • Naomi-Ruth Prayer Partnership
  • Madonna Plan
  • Mental Illness Prayer Connection
  • Our Lady of Peace Home
  • Leadership Program
  • Catholic Relief Services Liaison
  • On the Road: Training Program for Parish CCW Groups
  • Legislative Day
  • Annual ACCW Convention
  • Latino Day
  • Hospitality 101

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