2018 Provincial Convention Report

There was never a dull moment at the 71st BC & Yukon Catholic Women’s League Provincial Convention held in Whitehorse, Yukon from June 21 – 23, 2018. The Convention began with the Eucharistic celebration, Thursday evening at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Concelebrating all Masses with Bishop Hector Vila (Yukon) and Father Slawomir Szwagrzyk, Rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral, were: Father Edwin Kulling, outgoing BC & Yukon Spiritual Advisor; Father David John, incoming BC & Yukon Spiritual Advisor; diocesan and parish spiritual advisors; and several visiting seminarians. 

71st Annual Provincial Convention of the BC/Yukon Council

71st Annual Provincial Convention of the BC/Yukon Council

The small but vibrant Whitehorse Council hosted the 71stAnnual Provincial Convention of the BC/Yukon Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada (CWL) from June 20 – 24, 2018. The land of the midnight sun was an amazing venue for this Convention. The Convention was an opportunity to meet sisters from across the province (and country), to be fed spiritually, mentally, and physically, and to have fun.

70th Annual CWL Provincial Convention

70th Annual CWL Provincial Convention

Courage was the word that stood out for me at the 70th Annual Catholic Women’s League (CWL) Provincial Convention held in Kelowna BC on June 15 – 17, 2017.In her opening greeting, CWL National President Margaret Ann Jacobs referred to our 2017 theme: Inspired by the Spirit, Women respond to God’s Call, Leading with Courage. Those words were also echoed by Bishop of Nelson, Most Rev. John Corriveau OFM Cap, in his opening homily.