Catholic Womens League

100 Years (2020)!

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada has created thousands of stories of faith, service, and social justice. They’ve prayed for those that need our faith, fed those that need nourishment, and clothed those that need our compassion. They’ve had an impact on your communities and on the world.

Who is she and what are her stories?

She’s a lover and a fighter. A women of faith and action. She uses her voice to stand up for others and her prayers to bring change to the world. She is a mother, a daughter, a partner, and a friend, and she has many sisters.

Many still don’t know the full power of her story. She is the Catholic Women’s League of Canada.

A single voice can create change. When joined with a thousand more it can change the world. You have this power.

For decades, we have advocated for social justice, environmental change, loving communities, and healthier families. Every year, since 1974, we have sent a delegation to meet with government and lend our voice to those who need it. That is real power.

Catholic Women’s League of Canada

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is an organization that contributes to the life and vitality of the church, family and community, both at home and abroad. 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 CWL of Canada, British Columbia & Yukon Provincial Council

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, British Columbia & Yukon Provincial Council , which has nearly 10,000 members from the Dioceses of Kamloops, Nelson, Prince George, Victoria and Whitehorse, and the Archdiocese of Vancouver, celebrated the Provincial Council’s 70th Anniversary in 2017.

The League is officially recognized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) as a lay association of women and is affiliated with the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO), a world-wide federation holding membership in the conference of International Catholic Organizations (ICO) and having consultative status with agencies of the United Nations.

More Information

  • CWL Website
  • Call Donna Trenaman, President @ 250-492-0689