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Mission

The Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) is a professional organization dedicated to achieving the following objectives:

  1. ACWR Mission:  Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) assists lay and religious archivists in the management, interpretation, and preservation of the historical record of Catholic sisters and nuns in the United States and worldwide.
  2.  ACWR Vision:
     • We build and sustain a community of professional practice through networking and educational opportunities.
    • We advocate for the protection of the historical records of women religious.
    • We promote the rich contributions of Catholic sisters and nuns to the broader historical narrative.
    • We encourage professional archivists to explore the unique opportunities presented by careers in religious repositories.