News from CWL Canada

  • Congratulations to Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Vancouver and Honorary Life Member Barbara Dowding (2014-2016), who has been invited as one of five Canadians to attend the opening celebrations of the XVI Assembly of Synod of Bishops, to be held in Rome, Italy, from October 9-10, 2021. Barbara joins the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ […]
  • The fall issue of The Canadian League is now available.  The post The Canadian League – Fall 2021 appeared first on The Catholic Women's League of Canada.
  • The League is pleased to provide members with the document Catholic Social Teaching Resources. It provides numerous resources that address social justice and Catholic social teachings (CST) under various headings with links and descriptions. Included are “Prophets Among Us” of people who advocated or worked to make a change in the world. These prophets will […]
  • The smart phone application working group needs your feedback. Visit surveymonkey.com/r/CWLAPP to participate in a short survey and be entered into a draw for a chance to win! Share the poster in your parish so that others can participate too! https://cwl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/September-Update.mp4 The post Implementation Committee – September 2021 appeared first on The Catholic Women's League of […]
  • National Secretary-Treasurer Marie Rackley, September 3, 2021. Pdf A new membership season will begin shortly, and although the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, councils can begin activities and resume taking action for the League. Be careful, continue to look after yourselves by ensuring you have received both of your vaccines, wear a mask in […]
  • St. Joseph Parish Council (Smithers) members gathered in the spring to celebrate the League’s 100th anniversary. A majestic Maple tree, tall and proud, was planted in front of the church to mark this significant milestone and remind members of this great achievement. Following a blessing ceremony, members wished the League (and the tree) much growth […]
  • Have experience with website design? Your help is needed! Click here for more information and to apply to the website redesign ad hoc committee. The application deadline is September 21, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. The post Website Redesign Ad Hoc Committee appeared first on The Catholic Women's League of Canada.
  • In the spring, members came together for a virtual event hosted by Toronto Diocesan Council to learn about the history of Mary Gardens, the use of native plants and the importance of biodiversity. With the information learned, some members were inspired to build Mary Gardens at home to remind them to centre themselves, pray and […]
  • National Chairperson of Legislation Glenda Carson, August 31, 2021. Pdf “Politics, according to the Social Doctrine of the Church, is one of the highest forms of charity, because it serves the common good.” (Pope Francis) Greetings dear sisters in the League! Thank you for your faithful service to members as chairpersons of legislation. It is […]
  • National Chairperson of Education and Health Margaret Schwab, August 31, 2021. Pdf Earth Action Initiative Poster In keeping with the national theme Care for Our Common Home, the League is invited to participate in the Earth Action Initiative sponsored by the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations (WUCWO). Call to Action: “In the face of […]