ST. MICHAEL CWL, COBOURG – 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION -SATURDAY MAY 28, 2022
St. Michael’s Council continues to celebrate their 100th Anniversary.
On Saturday, May 28, 2022 a planting of a hydrangea bush was
performed with Father Emmanuel leading a beautiful service
commemorating the milestone of the council. Coffee and
cupcakes were then served in the Parish Centre.
OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION, OTONABEE/KEENE – SPRING TREASURE SALE -SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2022
The Spring Treasure Sale was a booming success for Our Lady of Assumption/St John the Evangelist Parish CWL today! Lots of wonderful volunteers, sunny skies and happy customers! We couldn’t of asked for a better time, plus a 3rd of funds raised will go to helping Ukraine.
ST MICHAEL’S COBOURG -APRIL 30/MAY 1st, 2022 – BAKE SALE
St. Michael’s Council had their 1st Bake Sale in over 2 years and it was so well received.
Following Masses on Saturday and Sunday of Apr.30/May 1 parishioners were generous in their bake goods donations and their purchases. $1078. was raised and cheques of $250 each were sent to Mater Care International and Cornerstone Cobourg.
ST MICHAEL’S CWL , COBOURG – APRIL 26, 2022 – LUNCHEON ON OUR LADY OF COUNCIL FEAST DAY
St. Michael’s Council attended noon Mass celebrating the Feast Day of Our Lady of Good Counsel on April 26th then invited Parishioners for fancy tea sandwiches and dessert in the Parish Centre along with our CWL members. There were some 25 people. Following lunch, we held our general meeting beginning with the reading of our Land Treaty then the crowning of Mary led by the spiritual development chair for our Council. Note our special guest, Diocesan President-Elect Maria Fitzgerald.
ST MICHAEL’S COBOURG – ST. PATRICK’S DAY – MARCH 17, 2022
Fifty parishioners joined with Father Emmanuel and Father Ante to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. What a great celebration of community!
ST. MARY’S LINDSAY-MARCH 4,2022 – WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
World Day of Prayer -March 4, 2022
Several CWL members attended the Women’s Inter- Church Council of Canada, World Day of Prayer service. It was held this year at Cambridge United Church on March 4th at 2:00pm. People could attend in-person or livestreamed. Prayers for Ukraine were a strong focus. Pictures on parish website.
ST. MARY’S LINDSAY – MARCH 1ST – BABY SHOWER AT ANNUAL MEETING
Lindsay Pregnancy Centre Shower and Guest Speaker
CWL members held a baby shower for the clients of the Lindsay Pregnancy Centre at their Annual General Meeting on March 1st . Mary Anne Dobsi, Chief Executive Director of the centre, spoke to over 25 members who attended in of person and online. Her presentation was very informative, and she was most appreciative of the generosity of CWL members. Photos on the parish website!
ST. MARY’S LINDSAY – DECEMBER 16, 2021 – TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION PRAYER SERVICE
We continue to pray for the success of the audiences with Pope Francis now scheduled for 2022. The press releases and statements from the Catholic Council of Canadian Bishops and from Bishop Miehm, Bishop of Peterborough Diocese were shared. You are invited to look at the websites for updates.
ST. MARY’S LINDSAY – NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – REMEMBRANCE PRAYER SERVICE
St. Mary’s CWL Remembrance Prayer Service held on Tuesday evening, November 16th, at 6:30 PM in St. Mary’s Church honoured deceased members of Catholic Women’s League.
ST MARY’S LINDSAY – SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 – DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION – ORANGE SHIRT DAY
Day of Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2021
On Thursday September 30th, members of the Catholic Women’s League, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus and Development and Peace of took part in an hour of prayer for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a good first step in recognizing the work that needs to be done in the Catholic community to foster hope and peace for this generation and the next generation of Indigenous peoples of Canada.
ST. MARY’S LINDSAY – SHARING TALENTS AND RESOURCES SEPTEMBER 2021
Thank you to St. Mary’s CWL Members for sharing their talents and resources to make cozy lap blankets for the long term care homes in Lindsay. Winter is coming and we are getting ready!
ST MARY’S CWL COUNCIL, LINDSAY – FALL MEETING OF COUNCIL
The Council Meeting was held on Tuesday September 14th. The opportunity to present acknowledgement of the work of several members in the council for the Diocese and the council. The plaque for the 100th Anniversary was also blessed. Our youngest honorary member received lots of attention!
ST. MARY’S CWL – 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – MEMORIAL PLAQUE
The National Catholic Women’s League and the St. Mary’s Lindsay Council are marking the 100th Anniversary this year. Three trees have been planted in St. Mary’s Cemetery and a plaque marking the 100th Anniversary was blessed and added during a recent CWL Meeting.