Focus on Members -
Kudos and Celebrations
St. Ambrose Catholic Women's League Yarmouth, Dorothy Powell, member of 71 years celebrates her 100th birthday. Members Helen LeBlanc and Carol LeBlanc bring congratulations at the open house in her honour at Treasured Memories.
Evangeline Robicheau, St. Ambrose Catholic Women's League, Yarmouth Nova Scotia celebrated her 107th birthday on February 12, 2018. She has not lost her cooking skills - she made squares and they were very good
October 2017. Caroline Pike receiving her certificate of appreciation presented by St Ambrose president Patricia Dorrian on behalf of National for her submission of a logo for the 100th anniversary.
Happy Birthday Evangeline
St. Ambrose CWL Yarmouth, Nova Scotia member Evangeline Robicheau celebrated her 106 birthday on February 12, 2017. On behalf of the Halifax-Yarmouth Diocesan president Liz Doyle, Carol LeBlanc presented her with a birthday certificate and plant. Patricia Dorrian, St Ambrose president also presented her with a plant. Evangeline is a pride to sit with and chat to hear all about CWL and the activities going on.
Happy Birthday, Sadie
On November 6th, 2016, Sadie Graham celebrated her 104th birthday. On November 1, 2016, St. Peter's CWL Parish Council in Dartmouth, put on a birthday celebration for her following the noon Mass,celebrated by Fr. Jim Richards and Fr. Charles Burke. Many St. Peter council members attended along with friends, family and League sisters from other parish CWL councils. Present at the celebration was her son Terry and her daughter, Marie, who is a member of St. Clement CWL council, Dartmouth. Halifax-Yarmouth Diocesan Council President, Elizabeth Doyle and Corresponding Secretary, Catherine Gonsalves attended the celebration on behalf of the Halifax-Yarmouth Diocesan CWL council. Elizabeth presented Sadie with a framed congratulatory certificate and a bouquet of flowers. Sadie expressed appreciation at being honoured by the Diocesan council. May God bless her with many more happy birthdays. Sadie has been a member of the CWL for 47 years,
Excerpts from the introduction by Doris Dandurand during the presentation of Rita-May's 60 year pin at the 67th Provincial Convention in Kentville, June 2015.
Rita-May, life member, served on executives at Provincial, Diocesan and Parish levels.
A true and sincere friend who offered
a helping hand to all in need
always a hearing ear and a listening heart
a special Catholic
a special CWL member
Jesus said ''Love one another''.
Here is one instance when following a directive of Jesus is easy.
Rita-May - we love you!!
In the picture - Doris Dandurand (right), St. Joseph's Council Kentville with Rita-May.