Charwick Study Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation located in the heart of Silicon Valley whose mission is to inspire and educate women to

  • live with integrity
  • work with professional excellence
  • serve and improve the lives of those around them

To achieve this, Charwick organizes activities that foster character development for women of all ages and backgrounds. Programs are rooted in a Christian understanding of each person's inherent dignity and in the importance of everyday tasks.


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 AN EVENING WITH ARISTOTLE
FOR COLLEGE & YOUNG PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

Friday, May 5, 2017
7:30-8:30 PM

Claire K. will give a crash course in Aristotelian philosophy and its implications for human flourishing. She will explore the following questions: What are the principles of Christian Ethics in a nutshell?  How do the principles play out in work, studies, family? The brief talk will provide a whirlwind of the principles of Aristotle that lead to basic ethics of human acts and how we can apply them to our lives.

The talk will begin at 7:30 PM, and the priest will be available at 8:15 PM. As usual, refreshments will be served, for which a small contribution is always appreciated.

COLLEGE RECOLLECTION

Evening of Recollection
First Friday of each month
7.30-9:30 PM

Held every first Friday of each month, the Recollection is a time to pray and reflect on one's hopes and ambitions. There is a priest who gives talks on specific virtues and the college and young professional women have a chance to go for confession or spiritual direction. The evening concludes with some wine and cheese.


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FAITH FORMATION SERIES FOR WOMEN

April 1, 9:30-11:30 AM
Sacrament of Marriage

May 6, 1:00-2:30 PM
Respect for Life & the Dignity of the Human Person; The 5th & 6th Commandments

June 3, 1:00-2:30 PM
The Human Person and Just Relationships; The 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th Commandments

July 1, 1:00-2:30 PM
Prayers & Christian Life; The Lord’s Prayer


TREASURES OF OUR FAITH

A series of classes for high school women held every second Saturday of the month at Charwick Study Center. Email charwickignite@gmail.com or call (650) 327-2349 to RSVP. All are welcome.

April 8, 1:00-2:00 PM
Jesus' Passion and Death

May 13, 1:00-2:00 PM
Resurrection, Ascension, and the Holy Spirit


CHALLENGEHER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

For girls in grades 7th-12th
Every 2nd Saturday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM

ChallengeHer is a leadership program that inspires young women to optimize their strengths and acquire beneficial skills in preparation for high school and college. Meetings incorporate interactive presentations, engaging discussions, team activities, impact projects, and individual mentoring for realistic goal setting. More information at challengeherlp.com


EASTER SERVICE RETREAT FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

Friday, April 13, 7:00 PM –
Saturday, April 15, 3:00 PM
Trumbull Manor, Novato, CA

Space is limited so be sure to save your seat asap! To register, visit www.trumbullmanor.com Cost is $140. Carpool is available. For more information, contact charwickignite@gmail.com


INTER-CLUB DAY

Saturday, April 29
2:00-4:30 PM

For school-age girls in the Bay Area. This year's theme, "Whistle While You Work" is all about learning to serve with cheerfulness, including practical lessons on the virtues and home skills. A talk on "A Mother's Plan of Life" will help busy moms create a schedule that encompasses the demands of life and personal values.