Archdiocesan Women's Conference

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About the Conference:

The Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis of the Archdiocese of Hartford is pleased to announce the inaugural Archdiocesan Women’s Conference, a day to celebrate our Roman Catholic faith.

This year’s theme, “Be Strong and Courageous!” is taken from Joshua 1:9, and provides the foundation for highlighting the ways that women of faith inspire each other and strengthen our Church and world.

The event will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2017at the beautiful Hartford Marriott Downtown in Hartford, CT and run from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. – a full day of inspiration, spiritual nourishment, and sisterhood.

Registration opens in August!

Signup for registration updates at:
Archdiocesan residents who register before September 15: $50
Archdiocesan residents who register between September 15-October 15: $60
Non-Archdiocesan residents: $60

What’s Included in the Cost of Registration?

  • Deli lunch buffet
  • Validated parking
  • Captivating keynote and breakout speakers
  • Women-centric vendor hall
  • Opportunities for Eucharistic Adoration and the sacrament of Confession
  • Vigil Mass with Archbishop Leonard P. Blair


English Keynote: Hallie Lord, of SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel Hallie Lord is the author of On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace, co-founder of the Edel Gatherin g, and host of Hallie Weekly on SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel. She lives in South Carolina with her husband, Dan, and their seven children.

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Keynote en Español: Dr. Gloria Rodriguez, founder of AVANCE Dr. Gloria Rodriguez is a national leader on issues of health and education for parents and children. She is the foundress of an inner city non-profit – AVANCE - the first parenting education program in San Antonio, which was recognized nationally as a model for parent education and family support. It promotes mental health and works to prevent poverty, child abuse and neglect, crime and delinquency, school dropouts and other socioeconomic problems. She is also a national speaker and presenter.

Registration opens in August!

Sign up for registration updates at:

Please note that the Archdiocese of Hartford Women’s Conference is an event sponsored by the Archdiocese of Hartford and thus designed for the enrichment of Roman Catholic women. We ask that all vendors and sponsors present information and resources faithful to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.


For more information, or if you have questions or comments, please contact:
Nicole M. Perone
Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation
860.242.5573 x2677