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Antigonish Diocesan CWL Newsletter Spring Convention 2019
During Our Lady of
Assumption CWL Christmas dinner 2018, some of the members were honoured
with special years of service pins.
40 year pins: Lillian O’Hearn, Valerie Boudreau, Diane Boudreau, Claire
Boyd and Brenda A Boudreau. Absent were Priscilla MacDonald and Peggy
25 year pins – Edwina LeBlanc, Carmella LeBlanc, and Brenda M Boudreau.
Absent – Karen Samson
30 year pin – Barbara MacNeil (Linda Samson – absent); and
10 year pin – Winnie Skinner
Kairos Blanket Exercise
The Diocesan CWL
council hosted the Kairos Blanket Exercise at Our Lady of Fatima.
Antigonish Diocesan CWL
Spring Convention 2018
Back row: Janice Mac Dougall, Doreen Boudreau, Anne
Mc Cormick, Kathleen Campbell,
Earlene Landry, Jessie Parkinson, Brenda Johnson. Front row: Julie
LeLievre, Fr. Dan Boudreau, Cleo Windsor, Wanda Bruckschwaiger.
Missing from photo: Laurena Greencorn and Enis Moss.
Antigonish Diocesan President,
Host council St. Anne’s, Glace Bay
Peggy Mac Neil, Cleo
Windsor and Liz Snow
Members of St.
Marguerite Bourgeoys CWL Council
Irene Antle, Frankie
LeBlanc, Marg Rudderham, Helena Mac Leod, Earlene Landry
World Day of Prayer
Service at Our Lady of Assumption Church, Arichat.
The KOC and CWL took
part in the ministries at the Sunday mass
Bellelle Guerin Award
National CWL awards presented at
Saint John the Baptist Church
The St. John the Baptist Council of the Catholic Women’s League of
Canada presented the Bellelle Guerin Award to Elaine Sponagle and Joan
MacDonald Feb. 11, 2018.
Named after the first president of the CWL, the Bellelle Guerin Award is
the third highest award in the league, and the highest award presented
to members who have not served at the Provincial and National Levels.
Recipients have been active and dedicated members for at least 25 years.
The award recognizes extraordinary service and love of the League,
demonstrated by words and actions.
Pictured: (Lft to Rt): Elaine Sponagle, St. John the Baptist
President Marion MacKenzie and Joan MacDonald
“Antigonish Diocesan Executive
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys CWL hosted a Standing Committee Workshop on
Feb. 10, 2018. All standing committees were given a thorough outline of
what duties are expected of them as chair.
It was very informative. Thank you to St. Marguerite Bourgeoys CWL.