Catholic Women’s League

Last Updated on August 25, 2013

The Objects of the League shall be to unite Catholic women of Canada :

  • to achieve individual and collective spiritual development.
  • to promote the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • to exemplify the Christian ideal in home and family life.
  • to protect the sanctity of human life.
  • to enhance the role of women in church and society.
  • to recognize the human dignity of all people everywhere.
  • to uphold and defend Christian education and values in the modern world.
  • to contribute to the understanding and growth of religious freedom, social justice, peace and harmony.

The Purpose of the Ontario Provincial Council:

  • To implement The Catholic Women’s League objectives and policy in the province
  • to represent the Catholic Women’s League members of Ontario at the national level
  • to coordinate the arch/diocesan councils in the province
  • to be a link between the arch/diocesan councils in Ontario and the national council for reporting, for resolutions and for those matters requiring an instructed vote at the national convention
  • to disseminate information and direction from the national council to the arch/diocesan councils in the province
  • to provide direction, inspiration and encouragement to the Catholic Women’s League members and councils in the province
  • to submit resolutions and briefs on provincial matters as required
  • to maintain contact with the Ontario Conference of Catholic Bishops (OCCB)

For More information about joining the Catholics Womens League please contact:

For St Philip – Veronica Gervais at 613-489-3604

For St Clare – Ada Gorrie at 838-2490 or Tilly O’Connor at 838-5103