Catholic Women’s League members descend on Calgary for 99th annual convention
The blue and white flag of the Catholic Women’s League is flying over downtown Calgary this week as some 900 women from across Canada gather for the league’s 99th annual national convention.
National President Anne-Marie Gorman, who is chairing the convention for the first time, says it will be a time of celebration, prayer, learning and debate. The national theme is Caring for Our Common Home, which Gorman chose after being inspired by the writings of Pope Francis in the 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’ and others with a biblical perspective on ecology.
Although they are meeting in the heart of the Canadian