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Women in Mission Event: Celebrating the Missionary Call of Women

Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we have to postpone this Saturday’s Women in Mission event until a later date.   Currently we are looking at dates in June and beyond, and we will notify you as soon as a replacement date has been chosen. We thank you sincerely for your support of mission and are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 414-758-2280 or email


In Celebration of March as Women's History Month, the Office for World Mission, in collaboration with the Salzmann Library and supported in part by the Missionary Association of Catholic Women invites you to join us for

Women in Mission: Celebrating the Missionary Call of Women--Reschedule in Progress

Date: Saturday, March 25th   This event is being rescheduled. Please check back for an update.

Time: 11:30am-2:30pm

St. Mary Catholic Faith Community
9520 W. Forest Home Avenue
Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130


The event is being rescheduled.

If you registered for the initial date and made a donation during your registration, please let us know if you would like the funds returned to you or if, for now, we should hold on to the funds toward the rescheduled date. Email

Event timeline:

11:00 am: Gathering time and check-in

11:30 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:45 am: Refreshments and Fellowship

12:15 pm: Presentations and Q&A

1:30 pm: Award Recognition

2:15 p.m. Closing Remarks


Building the Bridge from the Other Side

by Karene Fischer Boos, PT, co-founder of ZeruZeru Inc, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people in Tanzania who live with albinism

The Importance of Being Present

by Madame Renal, women's group organizer and former mayor of Latiboliere, Haiti (with translation by Dr. Beth Lownik).


In recognition of their years of service promoting the global mission of the Church, we will present two missionaries with awards that have been created and named in their honor:

  • The Frances Cunningham Bridge Builder Award is presented to a woman who sees each encounter as an opportunity to connect while sharing the Gospel of Christ.                    
    2017 Inaugural Recipient: Frances Cunningham, OSF
  • The Rosemary Huddleston Being Present Award is presented to a woman who is willing to identify with and accompany individuals building solidarity with and for causes that impact human dignity.   
    2017 Inaugural Recipient: Rosemary Huddleston, OP

Additional Resources

The Salzmann Library has compiled a list of books regarding women in mission, both lay and religious.  Click here to see the list of available books. Please click here for information on how to borrow the books from the Salzmann Library.



For questions about the event, please contact World Mission Office Director Antoinette Mensah at or 414-758-2282.

For questions about the online registration system, please contact our web manager at or 414-758-2280

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