The Well

The Well is a vibrant women's ministry rooted in prayer, evangelization, and charitable action. We exist to gather women together, to celebrate spiritual friendships, and to build up the local Catholic community. Just as the Samaritan woman encountered Jesus at a well, we pray the work of this ministry opens doors to a deeper and sustained encounter with Jesus for those who gather with us.

Wounds of Glory

“As women who know the love and acceptance of God, why do we believe these lies? Why are we so hard on ourselves when it comes to our physical appearance?” First-time blogger, Katie Sample, unpacks these questions and provides some insights to ponder.

Awakening

Today on the blog, Sharon Witty shares what the Holy Spirit is awakening in her heart.

Fruits of Holy Communion

“As parishes are beginning to offer Mass publicly again, Catholics look forward to returning to the table of the Lord and receiving Jesus sacramentally.  In the Eucharist is the full and real presence of Jesus, and in Him, we receive every spiritual blessing.” On our latest blog post, Nannet Horton reflects on the beauty of the Eucharist and the fruits we may receive.

By Name

This week on the blog, Bonnie Shaw writes in memory of a much beloved grandmother.

10 Tips for Eucharistic Adoration

Tomorrow, June 14th we celebrate the feast of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi. Especially while we hunger more than ever to receive the Body of Jesus, Eucharistic Adoration may be a consoling way to draw near to Jesus. On the blog today, Kristi Quinlan shares 10 tips on how to “sit at his feet” as we adore in front of the Blessed Sacrament.

The Well’s Summer Book Recommendations

We reached out to some “well-read” women here in Des Moines and asked for their summer reading recommendations. Now we have a whole bunch of interesting titles to explore.

Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Tomorrow is Pentecost Sunday which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. This week on the blog, Julie Nelson gives us 5 ways to invite the Holy Spirit into our own lives.

Watching Clouds Go By

“By flipping our mind and heart switches, we can embrace opportunities to squander time together.” For some of us, wasting time with loved ones is a lost art. On the blog today, Nannet Horton shares 7 simple ways to squander time.