Holy Trinity Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada

Minutes from the General Meeting held Monday, March 3, 2014

General Meeting,  Monday, March 3, 2014

At 5:45pm, Acting Present Marjorie Nutini,   welcomed 26 members and 4 guests to the pot luck dinner  meeting. Father Jim McHugh said the blessing for the meal.

Following the pot luck dinner the regular business meeting began with the League Prayer led by Ruth Guercio

Minutes – The February minutes were approved as circulated.

Correspondence: Letters were read and an invitation to attend “Walking Humbly with the Lord” retreat in Nelson on March 29 at 9.a.m. If interested please reply to Vera Holitski at vpvalhallranch@shaw.ca; Letter re: seminar “Grateful Executor” on March 10, 11 or 12 at the Legion. Contact Holly Pender at 250-368-6228 for more information.

There were no committee reports.

New Business:

A motion was passed to support a Chilean foster family; Motion was passed to discontinue support to Save a Family Plan (India). Motion passed to donate locally when needed. Motion was passed to purchase a new CWL banner.

March 18 CWL Soup and Buns- Linda Zol – 4 Tuesdays after noon mass at Holy Trinity: March 18- CWL- all arrangements have been made. March 25 – Knights of Columbus. Philippine community and Annable ladies will do the last two.

A Motion was passed that we have a bake sale on Palm Sunday weekend.

One per cent fund – Bunny Dallas encouraged members to donate to support women in third world countries.

Silver City Gardens Luncheon- Bunny thanked those who donated or helped at the Silver City Gardens Luncheon

World Day of Prayer: Friday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Featuring Women of Egypt. Please show your support by attending

Government survey: Connie reminded members to go online and submit the form re: prostitution that was forwarded earlier to email members. Deadline for submission is March 17.

Thanks to Maria Burkholder and Ruth Guercio for set up and raffle prize. Sister Norma won the raffle prize. Door prize: won by Vicki Bisaro.

Closing Prayer to Our Lady of Good Counsel led by Maria Burkholder.

April set up: Teresa Mandoli, Grace DeBiasio and Raffaella D’Andrea.

Following the meeting, members participated in quiz games; prizes were awarded to the winners.  Members were thanked for attending on this snowy night, for bringing such good food and for participating in the fun activities.