Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

The Orange Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (ODCCW) is a coordinating unit of information and action for all Catholic women in the Diocese of Orange. It is affiliated with the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) and approved by the bishop. Every Catholic woman in the Diocese belongs (no dues required) and encouraged to participant. ODCCW seeks to unite, educate and promote awareness of the needs and works of all Catholic women through spirituality, leadership and service. “Fragments,” the ODCCW monthly newsletter, aims to communicate information on Catholic matters of interest, identify emerging needs, current priorities, areas of change and personal growth. General Gatherings (meetings) are held the Third Tuesday of every month in a different parish location throughout the Diocese, September through May.