March 2015 Highlights

EDMONTON DIOCESAN CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE CONVENTION: If you are interested in attending, we need to register soon! The convention is in Edson from April 17 to 19. Contact Edna at 306-825-2699 for more information.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY– our CWL council will take a greater part in this ministry.
Shawls are given to those who are shut-in, ill, grieving the loss of a loved one, or those who are in nursing homes.
Instructions on how to make a shawl are included in this link:
Our council will cover the cost of wool for knitting/crochetting, so save your bill for reimbursement.

Several of our ladies have been active in this ministry over a number of years already….thank you, ladies!

CWL ZONE 4 MEETING: Saturday, March 21st at St. Anthony’s starting will mass at 9 a.m.
Zone 4 includes CWL councils from Wainwright, Provost, Vermilion and Lloydminster. The cost for the day is $10 which essentially covers the cost of lunch.
The meeting will follow mass in our new parish hall and concludes at 3:30 pm. There will be a workshop at 1 p.m. on “Effective Meetings” led by some of our Edmonton Diocesan officers. We hope many of you will be able to join us as we share ideas and inspiration with other CWL members. This is a day of prayer and sharing!!
Ann R is our Zone 4 chairperson.

Tomorrow, Friday, March 6 starting at 11:45 a.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church. Join us and others from other churches for the service and for lunch following!

HOLY SATURDAY FOOD PREP: Saturday morning, 10 a.m. April 4th: contact Audrey G at the parish office is you are able to help assemble some food trays for the reception following the Easter Vigil.

FOOD HANDLING COURSE: for anyone interested in working in our new parish kitchen, this would be a good idea!

The course is offered by Prairie North Health Region at Lakeland College on May 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $75.00 Phone 306-446-6498 to register.

OR you can take the course on-line. Phone 306-820-6120 for the on-line course. The cost is $65.00

COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR: Held on Sat. February 21. Did I mention that Team St. Anthony CWL raised $1230.00 for the Lloydminster Men’s Shelter?
Thanks for your contributions!!!

Myrna H is coordinating the making of corsages for residents of our nursing homes for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. If you have some time during the week to help make corsages, contact Myrna. This is a fun, relaxing, social time! We hope you can join us!

HOLY THURSDAY ADORATION: Following Holy Thursday mass, there is adoration. Our CWL council has agreed to spend an hour with the Lord from 9 to 10 p.m.
Please join us, if you are able, for silent prayer.

DIVING MERCY NOVENA begins on Good Friday. Experience God’s blessings for you, your family and the world, by taking part in this Novena!
It concludes on Divine Mercy Sunday, which is the first Sunday immediately after Easter.

Our next CWL Regular meeting will be Wednesday, April 8th starting at 7 p.m.

Thanks and God bless,


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