Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Women’s League’

Catholic women’s league support blood donors Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Whangārei Catholic Women’s League volunteers are always on hand to dish out the coffee, tea and biscuits to help top up the blood donors after their good deed. Whangārei consistently shows up as one of New Zealand’s highest donor centres, Blood Service collection team leader Scott Sinclair said. Read more Related Posts:Māori Women’s Welfare League Read more

Papal Honour for CWL Church Volunteer Comments 0

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

A prestigious papal honour has been bestowed on Te Awamutu woman Betsy Reymer for her lifelong service to the Catholic Church. Hamilton Catholic Bishop Steve Lowe visited St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Te Awamutu this month to present the Benemerenti Medal and a certificate to the 84-year-old. Over the last three decades Mrs Reymer has Read more

Healthy youth relationships boosted by CWL donation Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Loves-Me-Not programme gets support from CWL

The Sophie Elliott “Loves-Me-Not” education programme is the 2017 beneficiary of the Catholic Women’s League “Mission at Home” appeal. CWL National President, Kay Blackburn made the presentation during the League’s recent annual conference in Alexandra, Central Otago. The $10,766 donation, on behalf of the 70 CWL branches throughout New Zealand, was gratefully received by Loves-Me-Not writers, Read more

Tonga: Church says referendum on CEDAW unlikely Comments 0

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The Catholic Church believes it is unlikely there will be a referendum on whether Tonga should ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). In an interview on Radio Australia Father Seluini Akauola said opposition to ratifying CEDAW is very strong. Akauola said the suggestion that there should Read more

Tonga’s Catholic Women’s League protest against CEDAW Comments 0

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Tonga’s Catholic Women’s League marched to Parliament on Tuesday to present a petition asking the government not to ratify the United Nation’s Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Parliament opens 28 May. The government announced to the UN in March this year that it intended to ratify CEDAW. The main reasons for Read more

CWL members asked to query women deacon possibilities Comments 2

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

At the league’s annual conference in Auckland last month, participants were reflecting on Pope Francis’s call for the Church to develop a more profound theology of women. NZ Catholic reported that one group raised the idea of women deacons. CWL national chaplain Sr John Bosco Kendall then suggested the group put this idea to their Read more