The Catholic Women's League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God.

the objects of the league

The objects of the League shall be to unite Catholic Women of Canada:

  1. to achieve individual and collective spiritual development

  2. to promote the teachings of the Catholic Church

  3. to exemplify the Christian ideal in home and family life

  4. to protect the sanctity of human life

  5. to enhance the role of women in Church and society

  6. to recognize the human dignity of all people everywhere

  7. to uphold and defend Christian education and values in the modern world

  8. to contribute to the understanding and growth of religious freedom, social justice, peace and harmony

We engage in works of mercy not so that we can present Saint Peter at the pearly gates with our list of accomplishments but because we cannot live honestly before God and with others unless we are attentive to human need.
— Peace and Good: Through the Year with Francis of Assisi, Pat McCloskey OFM