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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SPECIAL EVENT
GENDER THEORY: AN INTRODUCTION

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00-4:00 PM

Speaker:  Fr. Robert Gahl, associate professor of ethics, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome

“Gender ideology is threatening the freedom of religious expression, religious belief, and the freedom of the Church as an institution in many places, and in the places where it’s not being threatened, it probably will be threatened very shortly," said Fr. Robert Gahl, associate professor of ethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, Italy.

Learning the basics of gender theory will be essential to our defending our religious freedom and the basic values of our culture. Join us this Sunday for this special opportunity to learn from an expert.

The afternoon will begin with a meditation at 2:00 PM, followed by the class at 2:30 PM. Refreshments will be served after, for which a small contribution is always appreciated. Open to all women.


CHALLENGEHER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM - 2017-18 Applications Now Open!

For girls in grades 7th-12th
Every 2nd Saturday (September thru May)
2:00 - 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. To apply, visit challengeher.org


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FAITH FORMATION SERIES FOR WOMEN

First Saturday of each month

August 5, 1:30-3:30 PM
Prayer & Christian Life; the Lord's Prayer

September 2, 1:30-3:30 PM
The Existence of God (1); God's Nature and Action (4)

October 7, 1:30-3:30 PM
Revelation (2); Supernatural Faith (3)

November 4, 1:30-3:30 PM
The Most Holy Trinity (5); Jesus Christ, True God and True Man (8)

December 2, 1:30-3:30 PM
Creation (6); Elevation to the Supernatural Order and Original Sin (7)


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COLLEGE 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.