Catholic Women's League

What is the Catholic Women’s League?

The CWL is a lay association of Catholic women recognized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). The League works to promote Catholic values, as well as to carry out volunteer and charitable work.

Our Mission

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God.

If you want to make a difference in the world, enrich your faith, and uphold family life, consider joining the CWL. Through your membership, you can support charitable outreach projects locally and around the world.

Can I join?

We welcome all women ages 16 and older, Catholic and non-Catholic alike. As women, we understand that attending every meeting is not always possible; we encourage you to join us whenever you can. We welcome the gifts and talents you have to offer.

If you see the St. Michael’s CWL as a place where others share your Christian values, a place where we all seek to grow in our faith and to put that faith into action, then this is the place for you!

How to join

To join the CWL at St. Michael’s, simply fill out this form and send a scanned copy to cwl@saintmichael.ca. You can also drop it off at the parish office, or in the collection basket during Mass (place it in an envelope labeled CWL).

You can pay your $30 membership fee via Interac E-Transfer by sending it to smcwltreasurer@gmail.com (set the security answer to membership). Please put your name in the message field.

Feel free to download our League Prayers for you to use for your personal prayer.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email us at cwl@saintmichael.ca.

Message from the President

Read this message from the President of St. Michael’s CWL, Pascale Kanbour.

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2018-2019 Event Dates

First annual Undie Sunday

We will be having our first annual Undie Sunday during the weekend of March 30-31. Parishioners are encouraged to donate new men’s and women’s underwear, socks, nursing bras, baby sleepers, diapers,  diaper wipes, and gift cards for the clients of Elizabeth House and the Drop-In Centre. Collection bins will be available in the gathering area. For more information about this event, click here or email cwl@saintmichael.ca.


Monthly School Prayers

Join the CWL in praying for the schools in our parish community by downloading this month’s prayer:

Download here

Parishioners are invited to join us on Friday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. (before the 9 a.m. Mass) in praying for St. Michael’s K-9 school.

CWL meetings

Tuesdays after the 7 p.m. Mass. All women of St. Michael’s invited.

2018:

  • September 11 (New Beginnings)
  • October 9 (Thanksgiving, new members’ installation)
  • November 13 (Remembering our past)

2019:

  • January 8 (Prayer for Christian unity)
  • February 12 (Love, CWL annual meeting and elections)
  • March 5 (Lent, installation of officers)
  • April 9 (Our Lady of Good Counsel, living rosary)
  • May 14 (Mary’s birthday wine & cheese party)
  • June 11 (Spiritual development – sending forth).

Executive Meetings

Tuesdays after the 7 p.m. Mass

2018:

  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 18

2019:

  • January 29
  • February 26
  • March 26
  • April 30
  • May 28
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