Council of Catholic Women
Mission Statement: The Council of Catholic Women of Saint John Paul II acts through its membership to support, empower, and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership, and service. CCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church, the local community, and society in the modern world. Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Good Counsel, is our patroness.
All women of St. John Paul II are members of CCW; each member is encouraged to participate in any way they are able. Annual dues are $10 which help us to accomplish our mission throughout the year.
CCW meetings are held each month (September-June) on the second Monday. Coffee social begins at 9:30 a.m. with call-to-order at 10:00.
Our next business meeting is January 13, 2020
Our December gathering will be Sunday, December 1st, when we celebrate Christmas with our annual Brunch and "Everything Christmas" Gift Exchange.
President: Jill Scott
President Elect: Cindi Biedermann
Secretary: Karen Trepanier
Treasurer: Karen Bach
Ongoing - Sign up for annual Thanksgiving Basket donations; November 24th is last day for collection of donations. Thank You!
Sunday, November 24 - Christmas Decorating of Brady Hall after both Masses (all except tables)
Monday, November 25 - KofC-sponsored Red Cross Blood Drive, Brady Hall
- Assembly of Thanksgiving Baskets, CCW Room
Sunday, December 1 - CCW Christmas Brunch and "Everything Christmas" Gift Exchange after 10:30 Mass
Sunday, December 8 - Parish Family Christmas Party/Brunch - Hilton Garden Inn, immediately following 10:30 Mass.
CCW-sponsored raffle continues in support of our St. Matthew's Scholarship Fund. Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. There are six prizes - A beautiful Family Bible; two pairs of Waterford crystal champagne flutes; three Swarovski Christmas ornaments. Drawings at our Parish Christmas Brunch on Sunday, December 8th.
The Food Banks are in need of French-fried onions, gravy (cans or packets), canned yams, instant hot chocolate packets, sugar.
Our Parish now has a Sunshine Committee. If you know of someone in our parish in need of a card for an illness, birthday, thinking-of-you, sympathy, or something else, please call Committee Chair Geneva Curran at 303-929-5912.