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Friends & Donors Invited to In-Person Gathering in Minnesota

Coming together to celebrate our work for women and justice! Please join Mary’s Pence board and staff, including ESPERA staff members Gilda Larios, Brenda Valladares, and Eva Martinez who work in Central America and Mexico. Saturday, May 14th, 2022, from 4 – 6 p.m., at 942 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota A short program in […]

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Announcements

35th Anniversary Celebration Invoked the Spirit of Saint Catherine of Siena

"Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire!" Those are the words of Saint Catherine of Siena – a woman whose feast day...

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Inspiring Women 2022

May – Inspiring Women

Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc. Schenectady, New York Helping girls to develop their strengths and believe in their voices. Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc. (WGGS) helps...

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Events

Friends & Donors Invited to In-Person Gathering in Minnesota

Coming together to celebrate our work for women and justice! Please join Mary's Pence board and staff, including ESPERA staff members Gilda Larios, Brenda Valladares, and Eva Martinez who work...

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Announcements

Mary’s Pence Releases New DEI Statement

In March 2022 Mary's Pence board members adopted a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement.  Based on a version drafter by a special DEI committee composed of Mary's Pence...

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Events

Mary’s Pence Invites People to Virtual 35th Anniversary Celebration

Thirty-five years ago this month on April 29, 1987, the Feast Day of Saint Catherine of Siena, Mary’s Pence was founded. It’s the day that our work to fund women-led,...

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Inspiring Women 2022

April – Inspiring Women

Asociación Coordinadora Salvadoreña de Pequeños Productores Organizados (CESPPO) Santa Tecla, El Salvador Working as a team to create beautiful, functional clothing. Sandra, Alicia and Francisca have been in business together...

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Announcements

Celebrating 35 Years of Funding Women, Changing Lives

Let's Celebrate! Join us for our 35th anniversary celebration online on April 29, 2022. Thirty five years ago a community of justice-minded friends and colleagues in Chicago — Catholic women and Sisters — met...

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Inspiring Women 2022

March – Inspiring Women

Altagracia Faith and Justice Works New York, New York Empowering the community to put faith into action. Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and a strong faith-based and spiritual tradition, Altagracia...

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Inspiring Women 2022

February – Inspiring Women

Developing and managing a family business. Nindiri, Nicaragua For ESPERA participant Josefa, her business is a family affair. What started out as a small carpentry shop 15 years ago, has...

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Inspiring Women 2022

January – Inspiring Women

Standing in solidarity with refugee and immigrant communities. Carrboro, North Carolina Refugee Community Partnership (RCP) contributes to building a holistic community infrastructure for people rebuilding their lives and homes in...

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