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All Women Are Invited to the DCCW Convention
Sharing Our Faith is the theme for the 2011 DCCW Annual Convention to be held on Wednesday, May 18, at St. Mary Cathedral Parish Hall in Gaylord, Michigan. The convention is for all women of the diocese and offers the opportunity to reconnect, to hear inspiring speakers and to learn what new things are happening in the diocese. Typically more than 250 women attend the event.
The days program will feature presentations by Bishop Bernard Hebda and the Very Rev. Charles Donajkowski. Fr. Charlie is the Vicar of the Southeast Region and Pastor of Holy Family Parish, East Tawas and Sacred Heart Parish, Oscoda.
The day begins with registration at 9:00 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral. The cost to attend is $20 per person, which includes lunch. The day will end with a Eucharistic Liturgy celebrated by Bishop Hebda.
Registration forms and information can be downloaded below.
For more information about the Gaylord Diocesan Council of Catholic Women visit their website.