“Gather Us In” Conference
The Commission’s main event is the “Gather Us In” Conference, which has been every other year at the DCU Center in Worcester since 2002. “Gather Us In” is designed to bring women of the Catholic faith together for a day of reflection, learning, discussion, and enlightenment, all in the service of enriching our spiritual lives. This has always been a very popular event, attracting over 800 women to each conference.
Click here for information on “Gather Us In” on Nov. 2, 2013 featuring Teresa Tomeo and ValLimar Jansen.
Previous speakers have included Liz Walker, Kathy Sherman, Joyce Rupp, Immaculee Ilibagiza, Paula D’Arcy and Antoinette Bosco. Along with keynote addresses, Gather Us In provides workshops which instruct, inspire and even entertain. Previous workshops have included how to become a grassroots theologian by Elizabeth Dreyer, PhD, becoming a spiritual mother by Pat Gohn, a talk on the Holy Spirit including live musical performances by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe, a panel discussion on service moderated by Katie Kelley, and a one woman plays by Christin Jezak and Linda Gray Kelley.
The conference opens with an inspiring prayer service and ends with mass celebrated by Bishop Robert McManus. It is a day rich with spiritual nourishment, offering wonderful opportunities for fellowship among women of the diocese and often, beyond.
See photos of previous conferences
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