Praying College Moms is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) religious organization that provides outreach and resources to mothers of college-aged children. The Praying
College Moms local groups provide invaluable service in their faith communities, such as mentorship, encouragement, perspective, resources and networking with others who are going through the same
experiences. In addition to our Bible study and prayer groups, we have socials and activities to deepen our friendships so our members can join together for a strength of purpose. Join us in our
prayer for our college students: "They are our future and they need our united prayers that God will strengthen them and give them the grace to stand for all that is good and true on
We pray for our children who are on a new journey in their lives--may they be safe and successful, living their lives with dignity and honor, being true to the
values taught by their families and having the courage to share their trust in God with all those they encounter.
Upcoming Events: Check PCM
EVENTS for additional
Saturday, March 28, 2020. Basilica Pilgrimage. CANCELED
With public mass, confession and tours suspended until further notice at the Basilica due to
coronavirus concerns, the PCM annual pilgrimage to the Basilica is canceled. The Basilica will remain open only for private prayer 9am to 5pm daily. For status updates from the Basilica, please go to this link:
Basilica’s Lenten reflections series are available online via this link:
How to Start a PCM Parish Group
Check out this new video of 'How to Start A PCM Parish
Group' - hosted by Frances Chamberlin:
Thanks to Gabriel Ridout for taking and editing the video!
Thank you for your 2019 PCM Catholic Care Packages for College-age Adults orders! The Care Packages were mailed at the end of October. Thank you to our Guardian Angels who donated 21 Care Packages to be delivered to Homeless College
Check back in August 2020 to order 2020 PCM Care Packages
Orders are still being accepted for Care Packages for Homeless College Students here:
ORDER/DONATE to Care Packages for Homeless
Examples of comments from students regarding the 2019 PCM Care Packages:
Student (Care Package Recipient - used with permission):
Homeless College Student: I would LOVE a package, they bring me so much joy
every time. You are such kind people! Please let everyone know how grateful we all are of the packages!
Parents' comments are included HERE
A Women's Retreat with Martha and Mary: Balancing Prayer
with life and Seeking Joy in Jesus' Presence - Read Kathy Aquilina's reflection on the PCM February 2019 PCM Retreat (as published in
Maneline, St. Mark's Catholic Community May 2019 edition): Reflection on the PCM February 2019 Retreat
. . . And So We Pray - Guidance for Moms with College-Aged Young Adults Book
. . . And So We Pray -
Guidance for Moms With College-Aged Young Adults,
Praying College Moms third book in the
. . .And So We Pray
series is available now in English and Spanish versions.
These books were written by Maribeth Harper and include a Forward by Rev. Paul Scalia.
Do you know a mom whose child is in college? Offer her the perfect
companion: And So We Pray. This book makes a great gift for moms of
The Praying College Moms (PCM) App is now available for download on your mobile device.