Catholic women’s league annual gathering beckons

Catholic women's league annual gathering beckons From June 11 to 13, Prince George will host the BC and Yukon Provincial Convention of the Catholic Women's League of Canada. Hundreds of ladies from all over the province of British Columbia and territory

From June 11 to 13, Prince George will host the BC and Yukon Provincial Convention of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada.

Hundreds of ladies from all over the province of British Columbia and territory of the Yukon will travel to this vibrant city to experience wonderful hospitality and community.

Bishop Stephen Jensen of the Prince George diocese will join us for the opening and closing masses at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Pat Deppiesse, president of the B.C. and Yukon council, will then guide us on this action-packed weekend filled with discussions, spiritual programs, workshops and entertainment.

Guest speakers will include the national CWL president, Barbara Dowding, and Sr. Irene Baker, CSJ, both speaking on the national and provincial themes of “one heart, one voice, one mission” and “joyfully serving the Lord.”

Fr. Vincent James, O.M.I., from St. Andrew Parish, Fraser Lake, BC will introduce members and guests to Rose Prince and the annual pilgrimage.

The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace will also present at this convention. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Moira McQueen, LLB, MDiv, PhD, who will speak on end-of-life issues, euthanasia and assisted dying from a Catholic perspective.

For more information on the convention please see www.bcyukoncwl.com.

Lorraine Thibeault

Chairperson, communications standing committee

BC and Yukon Council

of the Catholic Women’s

League of Canada

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