Author Archives: NancyWard

What is your Galilee moment?

Pope Francis spoke about how Jesus told his disciples after his Resurrection to return to Galilee where they had first given their lives to him. “To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light with which … Continue reading

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Committees: October possibility and promise

  “October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” ― Sarah Guillory, Reclaimed   And so October has possibility … Continue reading

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Learning to Love with the Saints

In the secular world, Jean Heimann could write a book, “The Three Romances of Jean Heimann,” since she tells her story from the perspective of three main romantic interests in her life. No, Learning to Love with the Saints: a … Continue reading

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Network and serve this Fall in CWG Committees

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees The CALAs have been awarded and the big live conference is over but not the memories. Our new website was launched. The talks and workshops gave us new inspiration for our writing projects. The … Continue reading

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Gary Zimak talks about Find a Real Friend in Jesus

While interviewing Gary Zimak about his new book, Find a Real Friend in Jesus: Ten Amazingly Easy Steps, I found a fascinating backstory of how a conversion experience propelled him into a career as a full-time Catholic evangelist. Nancy: How … Continue reading

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Momentum from CWCLive

As I happily recover from all the excitement of the Catholic Writers Conference Live, I think about those three days and all the hard work that the committees put in to make it such a glorious time for everyone who … Continue reading

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Transform your marriage with ‘Intimate Graces’

Do you know that practicing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy can transform your marriage? This premise of the Catholic Press Association’s first place Family Life winner Intimate Graces holds fast in delightful and touching stories with realistic solutions. … Continue reading

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Committees support CWCLive

The excitement in the air grows as we anticipate Catholic Writers Conference Live! CWCLive is set for July 26-July 29, 2016, in Chicago. The work of many committees supports the conference. During the CWG Meeting and Welcome Session – open … Continue reading

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CWG announces CALA finalists

It is with great excitement that the Catholic Writers Guild announces our finalists for the 2016 Catholic Arts and Letters Award for Fiction! We want to thank all of you who entered the contest. Our judges had many terrific things … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone by Dave Palmer

 “St. Thomas is the greatest doctor of the Church,” author Dave Palmer said, “and I assert that children can be taught his basic philosophy, as I do with my 11- and 7-year olds.” Let’s Go Find God is the enticing … Continue reading

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