A Day of Refreshment and Renewal for Women

As the Roman Catholic Church celebrates a Year of Faith during the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the National Board of Catholic Women together with the Pastoral Formation Department of the Archdiocese of Liverpool are holding a day of refreshment and renewal for women with the theme ‘Living Hope in the Church Today’. The day will take place on Saturday 27 April at the Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

The main speaker for the day will be Dr Oonagh O’Brien who is the Principal of the Cambridge-based Margaret Beaufort Institute for Theology. She will be speaking on themes from the Second Vatican Council document ‘Gaudium et Spes’.

Sister Pauline Darby of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus will lead periods of reflective sharing and prayerful celebration.

Pearl Clarke, President of the National Board of Catholic Women and Veronica Murphy Coordinator for Adult Faith Formation Archdiocese of Liverpool say:

“We are looking forward to celebrating with you the role of women in the church at this exciting time in its history. The day will provide space to reflect together on opportunities and challenges for the future.”


The cost for the day is £10, including refreshments and lunch, to book contact Julie Cassidy at LACE, Croxteth Drive, Liverpool, L17 1AA or tel: 0151 522 1040, email: j.cassidy@rcaol.co.uk Bookings must be received by Wednesday 17 April 2013.