My WICC Board Member Story – by Mary Nordick

As a Life Member of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada who has served in the League at parish, diocesan, provincial, and national levels, I know well the joy and blessing of serving the Lord through service to neighbour, and of working with women of faith.  In the fall of 2018, I was thrilled and… Read more »

World Day of Prayer Grant

Rooted in Faith, Called to Action Offerings received through the World Day of Prayer transform our prayers into action in the form of project grants empowering women and children in our own country and throughout the world. All regions share in the grants, with consideration given to greatest need. An application for a project grant will be… Read more »

My WICC Board Member Story – by Anita Gittens

I live in Toronto and am blessed to be a part of the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC). For many years I have looked forward to assisting with planning and attending World Day of Prayer services in my area.  The preparation meetings are a time to connect with women of other denominations to pray,… Read more »

NEW! Restorative Justice Podcast

Far too many women are caught in the web of violence. We want to end the reality of women being abused by their partners, and we want women and children to live without the fear of being sexually assaulted or abused. Restore: Ending Violence Against Women is a free online resource is designed to provide helpful information… Read more »

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day. It was initiated in 1991 by the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute, held by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL)… Read more »

Domestic Violence: FLC Prayer Concern for December 2019

December 6th, National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (Canada) Home should be a sanctuary; a place to rest and be restored. (Read Proverbs 17:1, 24:3-4.) Yet, for many women, home is a place of fear and abuse. In Canada and many other countries, domestic violence has consistently been reported as one… Read more »

Creative Ideas for World Day of Prayer 2020

The theme of WDP 2020 is “Rise! Take your mat and walk”. Looking for a way to present the message in a creative way? Here are some ideas to help you start planning. The three key DNA aspects of any World Day of Prayer event include: prayer for the women of Zimbabwe (host writing country),… Read more »

WICC AGM Highlights – November 2, 2019

The WICC fall AGM was held via ZOOM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10 am (EST). Here are some highlights from Diane Dwarka and her President’s report: “As we reflect on the past year, we will note that we have accomplished much as a women’s organization. We experienced the joyous spirit of celebrating 100… Read more »

Kijiji Cha Upendo (Village of Love) Visits WICC

Kijiji Cha Upendo (Village of Love) is a grassroots organization in the slum community of Kibera, Kenya, that enhances the efforts of orphan caregivers to provide material support for their children and keep them in school. The Village of Love orphan care model offers an alternative to orphanages by providing community support to adopt children… Read more »