News from CWL Canada

  • Toronto Diocesan Council held its annual Development Day virtually at the end of February. Members viewed a video of Pope Francis speaking on “The Future You.” The three themes of interdependence, inclusion and hope were reflected by the standing committee chairperson’s virtual slides. Three hundred and seventy members attended. Submitted by Sue Lubowitz The post […]
  • National Chairperson of Christian Family Life Pat Deppiesse, May 13, 2021 Pdf I am a bit late with this announcement. Time has gotten away from me lately, as I have discovered I can get together with family for walks, provided masks are worn, and I love it! I hope this message has reached you in […]
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  • Are you a member with experience in website design? If your answer is “yes,” then the national administrative committee needs you! The League is exploring a redesign of the national website and needs two members at large, with proven website design experience, to join the website redesign ad hoc committee. The post Website Redesign Ad […]
  • Why is leadership essential to the League? What role do members play in ensuring the League’s mission is fulfilled? Members are the heart of the League. Through their actions, beginning at the parish council level, we bear witness to God’s call to discipleship. Enabling member involvement is the first policy in the Constitution & Bylaws, […]
  • National Chairperson of Community Life Marie Rackley, April 30, 2021 Pdf My dear League sisters, I pray this communique finds you well, even though the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues to spread throughout the country. I pray members will one day be able to meet face to face and share the love they have for one another. […]
  • In March, sixteen “Jerusalem women,”—members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Council (Sherwood Park) led the Stations of the Cross. Assisting the “Jerusalem women” was 12-year old Nohl MacDonald as Jesus. Submitted by Connie Asp The post Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sherwood Park appeared first on The Catholic Women's League of Canada.
  • A spark of an idea to host a Zoom prayer gathering in January has engulfed the Thunder Bay Diocesan Council community and friends to gather regularly in prayer and reflection. St. Joseph Retreats are held the last Saturday of every month as well as other “pop up” prayer services. Events are open to anyone with […]
  • St. John Vianney Parish Council (Allandale) member Susan Mays organized special deliveries in February. She and another member delivered cookies and a Valentine’s Day card to members without an e-mail address or access to a computer. These members have given their time and talents to the League and Susan and the council wanted to make […]
  • National First Vice-President and Chairperson of Spiritual Development Shari Guinta, April 27, 2021 Pdf “The first word that I wish to say to you: joy! Do not be men and women of sadness: a Christian can never be sad! Never give way to discouragement! Ours is not a joy born of having many possessions, but […]