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Women in Mission Event: Celebrating the Missionary Call of Women

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

Date: Sunday, June 11th

Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm

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


Please click here to register for the June 11th event.

(The event was rescheduled from March 25th. If you were registered for the initial date and made a donation during your registration, please let us know if you would like the funds put toward the new date, returned to you, or if we should keep them as a donation. Please e-mail

Event timeline:

2:00 pm.  Gathering time / Refreshments

2:45 pm  Welcome / Purpose

3:00 pm Presentations and Q&A 

4:15 pm   Award Recognition:

                Frances Cunningham Bridge Builder Award

                Rosemary Huddleston Being Present Award

4:45 p.m.  Closing Remarks & Dismissal




Building the Bridge from the Other Side

by Pat Parks, of the Center For Working Families (C4WF)/Working  Boys Center in Quito, Ecuador, which helps poor families in Quito become agents for their own prosperity.

The Importance of Being Present

by Sr. Josefa Irene D. Baquiran , MQHM, of Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries, which works to rescue women and children victims of prostitution and human trafficking in the Philippines.


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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