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Sept. 21 DCCW Conference, Luxumberg, Cold Spring Deanery
Sept. 25-28. National CCW Convention- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
PROVINCE CONFERENCE JUNE 2014
SAVE THE DATES JUNE19-20, 2014
DCCW Retreat TALKS
Journey of Faith Women’s Retreat Talk Summaries
"FUTURE EVENTS FOR CATHOLIC WOMEN and MEN IN THE DIOCESE". Sept. 21, 2013 DCCW Conference (Convention) 60th ...
FUN, FOOD AND FUND Day
Fun, Food and Fund day is being planned by Foley/Princeton deanery for June 20th in Foreston.
NCCW MISSION STATEMENT
The National Council of Catholic women acts through its affiliated membership to support, empower and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. NCCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church
FAIR TRADE COFFEE
A good way to help the missions in 3rd world countries is to buy fair trade items including coffee. To help us do that in our families and parishes ...
Community Service Projects/Commissions
Have you given to your local food shelf lately?? How about Operation Rice Bowl for Catholic Relief Services. In the back of your local parish church you may find a place to make a contribution.
Our Organization's History
The National Council of Catholic Woman was founded in 1919, at the call of the American Catholic Bishops. The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women was established under the guidance of Bishop Peter W. Bartholome in 1953.
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY NCCW & CRS WATER FOR LIFE:
Welcome New Members
We need to renew our commitment to Christ with all with whom we come into contact and we can do that by being active in the Council of Catholic Women. You can do that by attending /joining your local parish woman's group.
ST. CLOUD DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN MISSION STATEMENT The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women acts through it’s affiliated organizations and individual members to support, empower and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. .
Fr. Meyer and Fr. Kost originally set up the fund in the amount of $4,000. It was stipulated that we only use the interest in this fund and that it be used for registration and educational materials.
CHURCH LADY LAW
CHURCH LADY LAW SEE THE ARTICLE FOR REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVING FOOD AT THE CHURCH.
Father Matthew Crane talk from DCCW Convention 2012, Long Prairie
“The Shadow of the Cross at Manger- Suffering with Christian Joy” By Father Matthew Crane
2012-2013 DCCW Officers and Commission chairs
DCCW Officers and Commission Chairs welcome your questions and comments.
PUBLIC RELATIONS REPORT ST. CLOUD DCCW Jean Hopfer, Public Relations Chair
President, Arleen Roelike
It was a long winter!!! See more.....
SAINT OF THE MONTH
Father Damien, formally Joseph de Veuster, ss.cc. and St. Damien of Molokai (January 3, 1840 - April 15, 1889), was a missionary of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary who is revered primarily by Hawaii residents and Christians for having dedicated his life in service to the ...
DCCW Treasurer "Where does the money go??
Note from DCCW Treasurer
HISTORIAN By:Ellen Zipp SAVING YOUR MEMORIES The memories of our loved ones are most important especially when they are on deaths door or have already passed away.
Our Lady of Good Counsel
Everyone woman might offer this prayer
CHURCH COMMUNITY- Linda Christen
Wow! What excitement in the Catholic Church since my last report. We are still in the Year of Faith promulgated by Pope Benedict XVI. We continue to study and pray to the Saints of the Americas as given to us by the Bishops of the United States.
The journey begins on August 24, 2006, see more.......
COMMUNITY CONCERNS COMMISSION By: Mary Jo Ruhland JANUARY 22, 1973 - 2013 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROE V. WADE
Why do we farm?????...
In reviewing the by-laws of the St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic (DCCW) recently I was reminded of our objectives and I think it expresses clearly why all women in our diocese should be active members of DCCW...see more
Support National of Council Catholic Women projects as partnered with Catholic Relief Services and others.....see more....
By: Betty Werner With hope and confidence we welcome, humble and down to earth, Pope Francis I. We thank former Pope Benedict XVI for his guidance and direction. May God protect them and guide them. ..
by Fr. Gerald Mischke Dear Christian Women of our Diocese:...
COLD SPRING DEANERY
By: Cheryl Weller: The Cold Spring Deanery held a spring board meeting March 9, 2013 at St. Wendelin Parish, in Luxemburg. New business was the planning of the fall conference for the St. Cloud Diocese Council of Catholic Women.
By: Barb Jacobson The Foley-Princeton Deanery had three meetings this year.
LITTLE FALLS DEANERY
BY: Kathy Mahling The Little Falls Deanery Council of Catholic Women will hold their spring meeting, Saturday, May 11 at St. Joseph’s Parish in Pierz.
FERGUS FALLS/WADENA DEANERY
By: Eva Koep Wow! Where is spring? The poor birds are really having a terrible time. I am ready for warm weather and to plant a garden; hope soon. On April 9th the Fergus Falls/Wadena Deanery played host to the St. Cloud DCCW Retreat and what a day it was
MELROSE/SAUK CENTRE DEANERY
BY: Joanne Lahr Turn on the radio, television or the Internet, and you will see or hear that we are bombarded with bad news; economic crisis, government assault on religious freedom,
ST. CLOUD DEANERY
Doris Guemmer & Mary Alice Tomporowski
MELROSE/SAUK CENTRE Deanery Newsletter
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LITTLE FALLS NEWSLETTER
LITTLE FALLS DEANERY COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN Newsletter- Fall, 2012
Diocesan Annual Convention Reports..Long Prairie, Sept. 15, 2012
Annual Convention Reports by Commission chairs