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“Communities of women have always existed within the Church,
sometimes almost submerged by the male hierarchical structures,
but never  totally submerged.”
Dr. Margaret Ellen Leonard, CSJ (1933 – 2022)
Co-Founder of CNWE

Founded in 1981 as Canadian Catholics for Women’s Ordination, our grassroots movement grew and evolved to embrace a vision of equality for women in the Catholic Church, in the larger world, and for the care of all creation. In 1987 we became the Catholic Network for Women’s Equality (CNWE)Join us as we:

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P.O. Box 19594,  55 Bloor Street
Toronto, ON
M4W 3T9


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Healing Waters © Mary Southard CSJ, www.ministryofthearts.org 
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