CATHOLIC WOMENS LEAGUE
Our Guest Speakers for April 8th meeting are Bridget and Jocelyn King. They will be speaking on behalf of the The Defeat Depression Campaign. It is a national fundraising campaign by Mood Disorders Society of Canada, designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services.
The Grey-Bruce Defeat Depression Committee has partnered with the Grey-Bruce Canadian Mental Health Association to raise funds for their youth awareness programs that are delivered throughout the Grey- Bruce District School Board and Bluewater Board.
On Saturday May 29th they will be hosting a virtual walk/run event. Registration is now open, and you can register as a team or individually.
You can find them online at defeartdepression.ca or follow them on Instagram at greybrucedefeatdepression.
CWL EXECUTIVE 2021
The installation of the Sacred Heart Parish CWL Executive occurred on Thursday March 4, 2021.
Spiritual Advisor - Father Les Szczygiel
President - Debbie Hicks
Past- President - Maryanne Buehlow
Secretary - ...........................................
Treasurer - Terri McNinch
Organization - Evelyn Herman, Barb Kerry
Spiritual Life - Nancy Skiba, Theresa Filsinger
Communications - Mary Zettel-Mullen, Dianne Metcalfe
Health and Education - Trudy Beitz
Committee Members - Sharon Lang, Susanne Zippel
Community Life/Christian Family Life - Val Grady, Barb Durrer
Legislations/Resolutions - Judy Sloan
Parish Activities - Doreen Weber, Marilyn Grubb
Good Will - Donna Fischer
Secretarial position on CWL Executive. No experience necessary. Duties include attending both the executive and regular meetings and taking notes. Applicant must be prepared to have fun and laugh a lot. Benefits include fellowship and good will. Salary starts at nothing and grows to multiple friendships and lots of memories. Please contact Debbie Hicks (519-881-0322) to inquire about the position.
WHY at Breakfast: register check the website https://whyatbreakfast.com also there are always updates on future programs.
World day of Prayer: Theme is Built on a Strong Foundation. Women’s Inter-Church Council (WICC) has a one hour virtual prayer service: https://wicc.org/one-hour-world-day-of-prayer-servide-avialable-on-video or just google WICC World Day of Prayer 2021
CWL Lenten Prayers and Activities: Teresa DiFalco (Spiritual Life Convener-Hamilton Diocesan CWL) has listed activities and prayers for Lent on their website: www.cwlhamilton.ca Go to Resources and then Reports and Directives to find out more.
Forty Days for Life: It is a prayer hour to support life. You can join in the church or in spirit. 1-2pm daily. Ends March 28
Stations of the Cross: March 5 and March 26. We are hosting and using Mary’s Way of the Cross
National is hosting a retreat on March 26. from 12 noon to 1:30 pm. The link is www.cwl.ca Once you get there you click on Every Season has a Reason link.
Bill C-7 : An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) MAID You can read about the Bill: https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/csj-sjc/pl/charter-charte/c7.html
Bill C-268: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (intimidation of health care professionals). You can read about the Bill: https://www.campaignlifecoalition.com/clc-blog/id/125/title/i-don-t-want-a-death-doctor-
Next Regular Meeting: Thursday April 8, 2021 following the 7 pm Mass.