Who We Are

Young Clergy Women International is a network of the youngest ordained clergy women, defined as those under forty. …read more…

Our Community

We are our members. The young clergy women that join our project make us the dynamic group we are. …read more…

Our Publications

YCWI publishes new, fresh and evocative articles every Tuesday and Thursday written by members of our community on Fidelia’s Sisters. …read more…

Our Conferences

YCWI offers conferences for continuing education and in-person fellowship. …read more…

Fidelia Magazine Articles

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Irresolutions: When the End is all You Want, but the Journey is all You’re Promised

It started with blinding pain in my abdomen—the kind that wakes…
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Irresolutions: Creating a Rule of Life

A few months ago I attended a CREDO conference, a week-long conference…
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Irresolutions: New Year, New You?

The new year in American culture rings in the reminder of all…
A decorative image featuring two young children leaning on a concrete barrier, looking out at a pond.Courtney R. Young

The Heroine’s Journey, Part Six: Initiation Crisis and Descent to the Goddess

This post is the sixth in what is a series of ten exploring the…
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Irresolutions: Battling Metaphors

The first thing my partner’s father asked after we told him…
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New Year’s Irresolution

Earlier this year, I was at an annual gathering of other local…
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Beatitudes for Clergy for a New Year

Blessed are you who are showered with gifts and cards and gratitude…
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Reflections on Incarnation in this Season of Advent

The familiar faces of my parishioners occupy the screen before…