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Who We Are | Women of the Well: A Catholic Women's Ministry

Who We Are

We are busy South Louisiana women just like you.
Walk with us to the deep waters of peace.

Join us at the Well

Just like the imperfect Samaritan woman who encountered Jesus at the well,

we long to drink deeply from the Well of Living Water, become transformed,

and go forth to invite other women to the Well, who is Jesus!

Our Story

After facilitating several retreats for women, our co-founders Becky and Stephanie noticed the deep desire women possessed to drink from deep waters in their daily lives, outside of retreat formats. 

With the blessing of the Diocese of Baton Rouge Office of Evangelization and Catechesis, they gathered a group of women from across the Diocese of Baton Rouge to discern a response to the hungers they noticed in women.  The idea of offering evenings of reflections for women was born. After a continued year of prayer and discernment, this group of women birthed Women of the Well Ministry.

Becky & Stephanie

With 20 years of friendship and a combined 40 years of guiding people to the deep well moments through retreat ministry, Becky and Stephanie are busy women who share a love of Ignatian spirituality, reading books on the beach, strong coffee, and encouraging others to saturate themselves in the love of God.

Stephanie Clouatre Davis

Stephanie Clouatre Davis

Co-Founder

Stephanie Clouatre Davis, OPA, an Ignatian trained spiritual director and associate with the Dominican Sisters of Peace, dances between her love for youth and adult ministry. In her more than 20 years of ministry for the Catholic Church, she has directed hundreds of retreats and spoken at many conferences for adults, teens, and young adults. Stephanie spends many of her days walking with people in spiritual direction. She lives with her family in Covington, Louisiana. Learn more about Stephanie here.

Becky Uffman Eldredge

Becky Uffman Eldredge

Co-Founder

Becky is an Ignatian-trained spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and writer.  She is the author of the book Busy Lives and Restless Souls, published in March 2017 by Loyola Press. With two decades of ministry experience within the Catholic Church, she invites others deeper in their walk with Christ, through facilitating retreats and days of reflection, through writing, and through spiritual direction. She lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her husband and three children. Learn more about Becky here.

Our Core Team &
Committee Leadership

2019-2020

We ARE women of the well. We are busy women, wives, mothers, and professionals of all ages from South Louisiana. We were taught how to pray and go to the well, and we’re passionate about accompanying other women in their encounter with Christ. We come together from an array of parishes, from every phase of life, to celebrate our Catholic faith, and our unique experiences and common joys of womanhood.  

Women of the Well Board:

Marcie Buckle

Stephanie Clouatre Davis

Missy DeVillier

Becky Eldredge

Claudia Maxson

 

Evenings of Reflection
Chair: Haley Marcantel
Co-Chair: Kate Anderson

Registration
Chair: Erica Kastner
Co-Chair: Dawn Jason

Communications
Chair: Jen Fontaine
Co-chair: Rosie Vutera

Service
*New this year
Chair: Mary Giroir
Co-Chair: Jessica Lee

Core Team
Faye Coorpender

Dina Dow

Ann Funes

Nancy Herin

Megan LaBauve

Melinda Leblanc

Caroline Lemann 

Kayla Porche Reggio 

Jennifer Russell

Elizabeth Schroeder

Laken Sciortino

Tammy Vidrine 

 

 

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