faith formation

Women's Faith Formation


Thank you, every woman, for the simple fact of being a woman! Through the insight which is so much a part of your womanhood you enrich the world’s understanding and help to make human relations more honest and authentic.

Pope John Paul II, Letter to Women

In 1995, Pope John Paul II said, “woman has a genius all her own, which is vitally essential to both society and the Church.” The Church understands that a woman, created in the image of God, bears within herself unique gifts that make a tremendous contribution to the world. The more a woman draws near to Jesus Christ and cultivates a rich spiritual life in the Church, her gifts are illumined and her capacities flourish. This not only affords a woman deep personal fulfillment, but also gives her the capacity to bring about the transformation of lives, culture and society.

The Church wishes to support women in the journey of discovering their dignity and in living out their vocation. Here are some great faith formation programs and events that you might consider: