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The Catholic Women’s League of Canada BC & Yukon Provincial Council National theme: One Heart, One Voice, One Mission Provincial theme: Joyfully Serving the Lord


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About the Catholic Women’s League

How do I become a member?

All women, age 16 and up, are invited to take out membership in the Catholic Women’s League of Canada through their local parish. We offer both regular memberships for Catholic women, and Associate memberships for non-Catholics. Please see our National website for more information on membership.

How many members are there?

In British Columbia, we are edging closer and closer to 10,000 CWL members. In the whole of Canada, our membership is approximately 100,000.

What is the League Prayer?

We humbly pray You, O God our Father,
to bless The Catholic Women’s League of Canada.

Bless our beloved country,
our homes and families.

Send Your Holy Spirit upon us
to give light to our minds
and strength to our wills
that we may know and fulfil
Your great law of charity.

Teach us to share with others
at home and abroad,
the good things You have given us.

This we ask through Our Lord Jesus Christ
and the intercession of our patroness,
Our Lady of Good Counsel.
AMEN

Where can I find prayers or programs to use in our CWL council?

The National website has many programs and prayers available for download that are excellent resources for all members.


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