St. Edward CCW
President - Arlene Buysse - (507) 428-3594
Secretary - Caren Buysse
Treasurer - Juanita Bot - 872-6545
St. Edward’s Council of Catholic Women 2017 – 2018 Assigned “Shepherd of the Field”
59th ANNUAL CCW CONVENTION - The 59th Annual New Ulm Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (CCW) Convention will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Church of St. Catherine's in Redwood Falls, MN.
The theme for the convention is "Believe in me and do my works." John 7:12 The keynote speakers will be Nancy Jo Sullivan and Mary Kay Stebbins. Nancy will share her story of faith raising a child with Downs's Syndrome, whom after a brief stay on earth, now resides in Heaven. Mary Kay, the founder of "Look for the Blessings" ministry, will share answers to the question "Are Catholics Christian?" Join other women of the Diocese for Mass and the presentation of the NUDCCW Woman of the Year. Lunch, silent auction and various exhibits and booth displays will fill the day. All who attend are sure to be spiritually enriched. Please register by April 11, 2018. Your parish Council of Catholic Women (CCW) President Arlene Buysse has registration forms. Grow in faith! Meet new friends! Connect with other faith-filled women from the diocese! All women 18 years of age and older are welcome and encouraged to attend Registration forms are in the back of Church.
CCW Legislative Committee: Congress is working to schedule a vote on a ill that will end tax payer funding for Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood opposes this legislation claiming that they provide needed services.
1. There are 9000 plus health care centers where low income women can receive care apart from Planned Parenthood
2. Planned parenthood performs 175 abortions for every adoption referral
3. Planned Parenthood afiliates agreed to a $4 million dollar settlement for Medicare fraud
The Heartland Girls Ranch
Monetary Donations are also welcome!
Checks should be made out to NUDCCW and mailed to the New Ulm Diocesan Treasurer: Amy Waibel at 100 N.Franklin, New Ulm, MN 56074. Donations can be delivered to the Ranch located in Benson, MN
Spring and Summer Items needed:
- -croquet sets, Frisbees, bocci ball, soccer balls, outside dice games etc.
*They are looking for outdoor games that encourage exercise. Any other games for outside play is greatly appreciated. Monetary donations are also welcome.
NEW miscellaneous items needed:
--Ladies summer T- shirts. (small, medium, large), Socks, Tennis shoes, sandals, Caps, sun hats, or visors, Sunscreen, Chapstick or lip-gloss, make up, female hygiene supplies, Sun glasses, scrap book supplies
There is a collection tub in the back of the church for these items. Thank you in advance for your generosity.