Catholic Women’s League

The CWL is an organization of Catholic women whose mission statements reads: “The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is an organization rooted in Gospel values, calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God.” Mary Mother of God Parish CWL is always looking for new members – as “volunteers”, we support our Parish, Catholic schools and various charitable organizations. If you are interested in joining the CWL, contact the parish office and come out to our next General Meeting to meet a group of wonderful women. You may also submit your name on the form in “Volunteer” link of our website.

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, Mary Mother of God Parish Council Invites YOU…. to become a member, or renew your membership, for 2017. The CWL is a national organization, of over 95,000 women, rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God. In joining, you will be provided with the opportunity for spiritual growth and development, participation in social activities and charitable fundraisers, as well as the opportunity to take part and help in community, diocesan, provincial and/or national issues affecting you, your friends, and your families.  If you are interested in spiritual development, developing a social network, or are interested in contributing to charitable works or legislative changes, contact the parish office for more information or to join. Membership is $25.00 and includes a magazine. We look forward to having you join us!!

The Catholic Women’s League General meeting takes place this coming Wednesday, October 17th at 7 p.m.  We will be having a craft night to prepare for our Christmas Bazaar.   If you are not a craft person, there will be someone there to instruct you on new crafts. All women of the parish are welcome to attend. 

CWL 2018 CHRISTMAS BAZZAR NEWS: Saturday, November 17th  

“Christmas Bazaar update.  Your Christmas “Elves” are busy preparing for our Bazaar which is one month away!! The “Elves” from the “Children’s Corner”,”Lucky Draw” and “Grand Raffle” are receiving any donations of prizes from today and these can be dropped off at the church. Donations for the “Gift Baskets” can be brought to the church, or dropped off at 1372 Holborne Place at any time; please phone Lucille at 905-844-0772.     Further notice from the “North Pole” will be forthcoming so remember to check your bulletin for updates!”

CWL 2018 CHRISTMAS BAZZAR NEWS: Saturday, November 17th Our annual Christmas Bazaar is being held from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  It is a fun-filled family outing and time to start your Christmas shopping.  If you can assist the “elves” with donations of a prize or prizes, please contact the following committee members: Bake/Preserve Table – Christine Fisher – tel: 905-849-0044; Baked goods, e.g. lemon loaves/pies, cookies, date squares, butter tarts lemon tarts, etc. any of your specialty baking.  Preserves of relishes, jams, jellies, pickles etc. – Kindly mark if baked goods are “nut or gluten free”. Merci; Books/DVD’s/CD’s/LP’s/Adult Jigsaw puzzles – Joyce Noronha – tel: 905-849-1553– no VHS tapes please. Children’s Corner – Olivia Gibson – tel: 905-257-2409 – receiving donations as of this week.   Prizes suitable for boys and girls 6 years to early teens would be most appreciated. Christmas Cafe – Linda Peluso – tel: 905-829-4674/Marilyn Benjamin – tel: 905-844-405 LOTS of desserts needed for our Café, e.g. various squares, cookies etc.  Crafts – Louise Dew – tel: 905-844-4599 – all types of crafts and new ideas will be welcomed. Gift Baskets – Lucille O’Sullivan – tel: 905-844-0772 – also need Baskets, items for teens, men, pets, babies, toddlers, Donations can be dropped off at church as of this week. Grand Raffle – Audrey Almeida – tel: 905-842-5403– Items valued at $100 or greater or items that can be combined to meet this value.  Cash donations appreciated. (Tax Receipt will be issued by our Parish Office.)  Donations being received as of this week. Jewellery – Brigitte Hughes – tel: 905-849-7310.  Lucky Draw – Maryanne Saturno – tel: 905-849-3829  Any new items “idling” at your home?  Bring them in for the “Lucky Draw.”