CCW Events

Upcoming Events

ALL Women of the St. Joseph Parish are welcome to the next Council of Catholic Women Meeting:

  • March 6th - 6:00 p.m. - Church Hall  - Beyond Violence donation this month will be announced in February
  • April 3rd - 6:00 p.m. - Church Hall  - Beyond Violence donation this month will be announced in March 

 

Recent Events - 2022

The Council of Catholic Women’s Scholarship in memory of Lucille Whitmire is awarded annually to a graduating senior who is an active member of ourparish.  The 2022 Scholarship recipient was Serina DeFinnis.  Congratulations!


The Council of Catholic Women participated in the Cross Catholic Outreach Box of Joy program through the generous donation of 24 boxes put together by CCW members and three CCD Students.  A Box of Joy is a Christmas shoe box, donated and packed with toys, clothing, school supplies, and hygiene items by participants from U.S. parishes, schools and groups.  Each gift represents Christ’s love and may be the only Christmas gift children in developing countries are blessed to receive.


The Council of Catholic Women of St. Joseph Church recognized the 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries of five couples in our parish.  A special Mass of Celebration was held on October 29th.   Congratulations for 25th Anniversary to Fred and Nancy Scala, and Gary and Carol Siesko.  Congratulations for 50th Anniversary to Bart and Mary Fisher, Peter and Joanne Colone, and Larry and Elaine Parker.  

 


November 5th, The Council of Catholic Women Bake Sale and Sweet Treats  at the Holiday Craft, Vendor and Food Fair was a great success! The Fair had Holiday Items and Homemade Crafts & Decorations from our Popular Vendors.  Also featured the Saint Joseph Italian Kitchen serving our famous and delicious food items!  Stuffed Shells and Meatball Dinner, Fireball, Meatball, Sausage and Porkette Sandwiches, Haluski, Hot Dogs and Sauerkraut.   Thank you to all who supported this effort.


 

November 8th was election day!  The Council of Catholic Women  bake sale was very successful at the Maria Assunta Society annual spaghetti dinner.   Thanks to all who supported this effort.  The proceeds for this sale support the Lucille Whitmire Scholarship fund.


November 20th, 4 p.m. all current Alter Servers and anyone considering serving are invited to a Thank You Celebration with entertainment by Father Goodman "Magical Revelations" and a food feast sponsored by the the Council of Catholic Women.  This will be following a training review from Father Barbee.  RSVP to 570-854-1611 by November 13th. 


December 1st, 6 p.m., The Council of Catholic Women St. Joseph Parish hosted a Christmas Party for 27 Residents of Danville State Hospital.   This is an annual tradition where residents are invited to the church hall for food and fun activities such as singing and bingo.  


December 3rd, 10 a.m., The Council of Catholic Women St. Joseph Parish hosted the Northern Deanery Meeting in the Church Hall.  A brunch and meeting was held with 15 attendees.


December 29th, 6 p.m., The Council of Catholic Women participated in the Community Christmas Carol Mass followed by fellowship and refreshments in the church hall.  


 

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