Happy 30th Anniversary, Women-Church Convergence!

“Over the last 30 years Women-Church Convergence has worked to change unjust practices and structures within Church and Society. W-CC is a place where divergent Catholic feminist views can be brought to the table and all can be heard. We support each other with courage, laughter, and blessings in this work.” - Donna Quinn

Mary E. Hunt Teaches in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Mary E. Hunt taught an intensive course in feminist theology at Universidade Metodista in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and was guest speaker at the university’s conference, XVII Semana de Estudos de Religiao on Hermeneutics.

WATER Congratulates Maureen Fielder, SL, in Celebrating Her 50th Jubilee

Mary E. Hunt gave the following remarks at Maureen Fielder's Interfaith Jubilee Service. Breaking news! Call CNN! All four of the readings Maureen chose for her service are focused on women!

Mary & Diann Deliver Buehrig and Kaehler Archives in Switzerland

Diann L. Neu and Mary E. Hunt packed and delivered papers of pioneering Swiss feminist theologians Marga Buehrig and Else Kaehler to the Gosteli-Stiftung Archiv near Bern, Switzerland. Frau Marthe Gosteli received the materials enthusiastically for the Institute's extensive collection of Swiss women's history.

Eight BVMs Celebrate their Golden Jubilee!

Carolyn Farrell honors the BVM Jubilarians with a donation to WATER. WATER joins her in celebrating many years of commitment to service and social justice work in religious life.

WATER Recieves President's Award from DignityUSA

For Thirty Years of Leadership in using Feminist Religious Values to Create Social Change

DignityUSA Award

“We are deeply grateful, honored, and humbled to receive the President’s Award from DignityUSA for WATER on our 30th Anniversary. Thank you! That it comes during the distinguished presidency of Lourdes Rodríguez-Nogués only makes us cherish it more. We receive this award as a symbol of our common commitment and as a sign of our intention to work with Dignity for many years to come. The women’s retreat that we collaborated on this week was a rich and delightful example of how together we can deepen and diversify our outreach. We look forward to many more opportunities to collaborate.”  − Mary E. Hunt and Diann L. Neu

June 13 Around the WATER Office: Meet Our Summer Interns!

Wondering why WATER has been flowing faster than usual? With 3 new interns in the office along with our year long Loretto Volunteer Wendy Mallette, the pace has quickened, and the possibilities are endless. So if you’ve been dying to put a face to the voice who answered the office phone, the signature on that letter, or the worker behind website updates,

Celebrating WATER's 30th Anniversary 1983-2013

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Join WATER in celebrating over 30 years of using feminist religious values to create social change! Watch this 3 minute video that highlights programs of the Alliance's 30-year history. Thank you for being a part of WATER's history!

Join Us in Celebrating WATER's 30th Anniversary, 1983-2013

Pour yourself a glass of water, and join us in toasting WATER’s 30th Anniversary!

Raise your glass, and give thanks that thirty years ago Divine Wisdom called us to gather a dozen women, respond to a need, and create WATER. Cheers!