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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, Manchester, NH, October 2016

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Equality in the Catholic Church

Irish born Bishop – Dr. Bridget Mary Meehan, has been visiting Ireland this week. On Sunday, August 7, 2016, she held a service in Dublin Ireland . For more on this story, Visit Female Catholic Bishop Holds Service in Ireland Bridget Mary Meehan was a guest on The Ray D’Arcy Show, August 9, 2016. As […]

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ARCWP Ordinations Colombia, SA

2016 Asociacion Presbiteras Catolicas Romanas Invita a La: Ordenacion Al Presbiterado de: Lucero Arias Manco Preside: Obispa: Olga Lucia Alvarez Benjumea Sabado, Junio 4 del 2016 Hora: 12.30 pm, Casa Cultural de Encuentros “EL Paraiso” Barrio Bello Oriente, Arriba Del B. Santo Domingo Carrera 23B #84B285, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, SA. Se pueden hacer entrevistas y […]

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ARCWP Ordinations USA & Canada

On Saturday, May 28, 2016, the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests ordained Tee Rigodanzo-Kasper a priest in Tinley Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago at the Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place, Tinley Park, IL @ 2:00 p.m. The Presiding Bishop was Mary Eileen Collingwood. Follow the rest of the ordination […]

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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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