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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, Latin America and around the world. 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 […]

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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, Sarasota, FL, October 2017

Women Priests Then and Now!

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ARCWP Women Priests Sharing “Our Stories of Call” in Ireland

“On August 7th, Bridget Mary Meehan and Mary Theresa Streck of ARCWP met with approximately 35 women and 1 man at An Croi, near Drogheda. They shared the history of the ARCWP and the women priests movement, via “Our Stories of Call.” Women in attendance asked a lot of questions and gave us insights into […]

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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
Worldwide and in the Church.


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