The National Council of Catholic Women acts through its members to support, empower, and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership, and service. NCCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world.

Founded in 1920 by the U.S. Catholic bishops to provide all Catholic women a common voice and an instrument of unified action

Call for Bylaws Amendments and Resolutions

It is time to send in your Bylaws Amendments and Resolutions submissions.  Please use the linked forms below to send in your submissions. This information can also be found on the NCCW Protocols Page.

Bylaws Amendments are due April 1, 2021, and Resolutions submissions are due February 25, 2021.


Call for Resolutions Information

Resolution Submission Form

Call for Bylaws Amendments Information

Bylaws Amendment Submission Form

 Featured Resource

We have so many resources for our members. Check this module regularly as we spotlight a new "members only" resource, so you can see what a value membership has for you and your ministries.



NCCW Human Trafficking Resource

A program of the National Council of Catholic Women designed to educate on the signs of human trafficking and provide resources to help combat it in your community.

Monthly Member Call Topic:

The Member Call is moving to Zoom! Join us on Zoom on January 20, 2021 to hear Phil Loftus from the National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations and recipients of the NCCW Vocations Purse Club. Please refer to the members only site for access or call the office for guest access.

Monthly Rosary Call


The Rosary Call is moving to Zoom! Please refer to the members only site for access or call the office for guest access.  The Rosary Call occurs on the 13th of each month.

To access the recordings of the member and rosary calls, click here.

NCCW Current Events and Happenings

2021  NCCW  Elections

The National Council Of Catholic Women is proud to  announce the candidates for Secretary, President Elect and Nominating Committee. Voting will commence April 1, 2021. More information will follow.

Nominating Committee:

Joyce Brown-Thomas
Alma Meyer
Bev McCarvel
Angie Milatzo
Lorraine Riedl
Mary Rowley
Rosi Schuhmacher
Cynthia Simien
Veronica Way


Amy Kennedy
Yvonne Pygatt

President Elect

Beth Mahoney
Diane Tugander


Click Here For Candidate Bios



Gift  of  Sustainability

This year we have experienced many unfortunate circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. These have prevented us from receiving the necessary funds from our annual convention that we rely on to sustain our operation and the many ministries of the NCCW.

We are asking you to consider making a tax-deductible donation to the NCCW as a gift of sustainability. These funds will be used to continue our operations and fund expenses such as rent, payroll, and other costs associated with running an organization of our size.

Please send your gift to:

NCCW Att: Gift of Sustainability
200 N. Glebe Road Suite 725
Arlington, VA 22203

Spiritual Advisor Magazine Subscriptions Now Include Full Access to All Online Member Resources

cost $30.00 per year

Please contact the office at

703-224-0990 for more information.

NCCW President Elect Commemorative Quilt Raffle

The winning ticket will be drawn at the NCCW Convention on August 28, 2021. Tickets are available for a donation of $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00.

Click here for more details and to download tickets.

Praying with the NCCW

NCCW Prayer Requests

Have your prayer request displayed on the NCCW website for other members to pray for!

Submit your prayer request to nccw01@nccw.org (request must be no longer than 10 words to be included on the site).
Your prayer request will remain online for 30 days.