Faith Formation

Women of Hope


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Women of Hope Ministry identifies and responds to the needs and issues affecting women today in church and society through programs, prayer, and support in the following areas:

  • Faith Formation opportunities for education and spiritual development, including women's spirituality
  • Prayer opportunities, including liturgical celebrations and retreats
  • Advocacy opportunities to express faith through action
  • Opportunities for education, prayer and advocacy within our relationships with Muslim and Christian Women of Faith and Hope
  • Opportunities for mothers to continue growing in their spirituality and ministry by participating in the Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS)

Upcoming Programs

Sunset Cruise & Evening of Reflection – 10th Anniversary SAIL!!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All men and women are invited to our annual Sunset Cruise and Evening of Reflection.  We will sail aboard the Argia, a replica of a 19th century gaff-rigged schooner, down the Mystic River. 

Sebastian Kolodziej of the House of Bread will once again provide a delicious dinner as we sail the waters of Fisher’s Island Sound. 
There will be time for music and prayer as we spend this Evening of Reflection together. 

Offering: $40 Register early to reserve your spot aboard the Argia as seating is limited; Non-refundable payment due at registrationChecks payable to “Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry”. Please mail payment to Fran Martyn, 285 Church Street, Hartford, CT  06103