Our parish White Elephant Sale will be held on May 23rd and proceeds will benefit the CWL. Here is how you can help make the event a success:
- Donate items for the sale- We are accepting any gently used books, cd’s, dvd’s, games, sports equipment, tools, toys, knick knacks, jewelry or dishware etc. (no furniture, electronics, appliances or clothing please). Items can be dropped off during PREP sessions on Tue. May 19thor Wed. May 20th.
- Help out during the sale
- Make treats that can be offered for a small donation- they can be dropped off on the morning of May 23rd.
- Bring your friends and hunt for a deal on May 23rd
This year’s diocesan convention was held at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish from April 30th to May 2nd and was attended by Val, Diane, Gay, Erica and Anne from our council. Our Past President, Louanne also stepped forward into the role as Secretary for the Diocesan Council.
On Sunday April 12th the Annual Stewardship Awards were presented to two of our Sisters in the League at Holy Rosary Cathedral by Archbishop Michael Miller. Jane Rosenthal is CWL President at the Cathedral and also serves as the receptionist at the John Paul II Centre. Anne Dobie is a CWL Life member at Our Lady of Assumption Parish. Gayle M. and Louanne R. represented our Council by helping with organization at the Mass and the reception that followed. It was a special moment to visit with two former Pastors of our parish, Fr. Stanley Galvon, who is now Pastor at the Cathedral and Fr. Patrick Tepoorten, who is Pastor of the Church of the Assumption in Powell River.
The upcoming months are full of exciting events with conventions taking place at the diocesan, provincial and national level.
April 30th-May 2nd, 2015
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
Register by April 10th to be a part of the excitement!
Further details can be found here.
June 11th-13th, 2015 in Prince George
If you are thinking about driving, there will be a bus chartered for CWL sisters leaving from Kamloops. More information on the bus can be found here and further information about the convention to be released in the coming weeks.
August 16th-19th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver.
Information on registration can be found here.
Take the opportunity this year to be a part of a CWL convention and share in the excitement of the League.
Please note that our March 24th meeting will begin at 7pm in the portable.
Our council is collecting items for the children’s play room at Eva’s House (a local transition house for women fleeing abuse). Please bring along any gently used or new toys, games, puzzles, books and arts/crafts supplies that you wish to donate.
Past President: Louanne Richards
President: Valerie Lovato
Community Life Chair: Anne Deheer
Secretary: Jessica Pan
Health and Education Chair: Diane Aloysius
Treasurer: Marcella Rosenthal
Spiritual Development Chair: Erica Penner
Last month, we welcomed newest members Mary C. and Jane T. Welcome Kits have been prepared for all new members by Diane Aloysius. We are pleased that our membership is growing and look forward to a successful year with God’s help and the guidance of our Our Lady of Good Counsel.
The Archdiocese will be holding workshops that will cover topics such as will preparation, power of attorney, advance care planning, cemetery selection and funeral/burial instructions. A workshop in Coquitlam will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at St. Clare of Assisi Parish at 7pm. No investment services or insurance will be promoted or sold at this workshop. Click here to register.