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What We Do

As a body with representatives from many national organisations we strive to give Catholic women a voice at national and international levels.

We actively promote the presence, participation and responsibilities of Catholic women in the Church and society.

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Message from our President - Amy Cameron

Amy Cameron

It is an honour to be elected president to the National Board of Catholic Women, I am very aware that I stand on the shoulders of the giants who have gone before me. There have been generations of strong Catholic women leading within this organisation since it began in 1938. My aim going forward is to ensure the NBCW is dynamic and agile for the changing needs of Catholic women, to ensure even the busiest of women can be supported and nurtured and find their voice according to their baptismal calling.

As an organisation that empowers women and gives them a voice, my priority is to ensur... Read more

Events

Visit our Events page to find lectures, webinars and meetings of interest.

Publications

See our Publications page for useful information and informative articles.

NBCW and UCM are supporting a charity for the next year empowering vulnerable women in Lebanon.
For more information about this, or to donate, please visit the JustGiving page here.

Latest News

World Day of Prayer (WDP)

WDP is a global ecumenical movement, formerly known as Women's World Day of Prayer, led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice, inspired by the motto "Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action."

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Sr Murashko said she coped with the needs of displaced people by "sitting with the Lord quietly in the morning"

A Ukrainian nun living 50 km from the frontline has told British Catholic women that her community is struggling to help local people displaced by the Ukraine-Russia war.

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Promoting NBCW at Diocesan Justice and Peace Event

Pictured is NBCW Diocesan Link for Arundel and Brighton, Sue Petritz, at the Arundel and Brighton diocesan annual Justice and Peace Conference held in January at Crawley.

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Five Catholic Women Speak About Hope

In preparation for the 2025 Jubilee year Pilgrims of Hope, the National Board of Catholic Women invited five Catholic women to share their reflections on hope.

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NBCW Administrative Support

The NBCW is looking for someone to undertake this role who is Catholic and aligned to the aim of promoting the Communion, Participation and Mission of Catholic women.

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Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls - 25th November 2023

Saturday 25 November marks the UN International Day for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and the start of 16 days of global activism. As Catholics, we have a responsibility to join this movement: the work to end VAWG is deeply rooted in Catholic Social Teaching.

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