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A Renewed Priestly Ministry …

… in a community of equals.

The ordained women of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests (ARCWP) live and minister in the United States, Canada and Latin America. We prepare and ordain qualified women and men to serve the people of God as priests. We use equal rites to promote equal rights and justice for women in the church. We […]

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Apostolic Succession

The ordinations of Roman Catholic Women Priests are valid because of our apostolic succession within the Roman Catholic Church. The principal consecrating Roman Catholic male bishop who ordained our first women bishops is a bishop with apostolic succession within the Roman Catholic Church in communion with the pope. Therefore, our bishops validly ordain deacons, priests […]

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  • Ordination, Altamonte Springs, FL, January 2016

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In Their Own Words

Featured in this section are words of inspiration from members of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests. Be Inspired! As we kick off our new section of the ARCWP website, “In Their Own Words”, we have a great article written by Bridget Mary Meehan, one of our founders and bishop, “We are ordaining Women […]

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ARCWP Ordinations Colombia, SA

On Thursday, December 28, 2015, the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests ordained a catacomb priest in Colombia, South America. On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests ordained Cecilia White Santa Cortes a priest and Lucero Arias Manco a deacon in Colombia, South America. During her homily, Bishop Olga Lucia […]

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ARCWP Ordinations USA

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, @2:00 p.m., the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests will ordain three new women priests: Ronnie Dubignon of Holiday, Florida, Lorraine Sharpe-Meyer of Casselberry, FL and Joan Throm of Merritt Island, FL. The ordination will be held at the United Church of Christ Chapel, 825 E. Altamonte Drive (& Hwy […]

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Women Priests Rocking The Catholic Church
Building Inclusive Communities Of Equals
 Where Justice Is Rising Up
For All People: Poor, Marginalized and Women
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