June 14-16 was a great time of sharing Yukon hospitality as members of the British Columbia/Yukon Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada, gathered in the Diocese of Whitehorse, Yukon, for their provincial convention.
Holding the event in Whitehorse diocese provided a welcome opportunity to renew ties because the CWL has such a strong connection to Catholic Missions In Canada, our biggest supporter of missionary work.
Moreover, it was a blessed time to be in Canada’s most North/Westerly diocese, where Catholic Missions In Canada is such vital part of keeping the light of Christ alive in the vast Yukon Territory and Northern British Columbia.
Bishop Gary Gordon presides at the installation of the new provincial executive in Sacred Heart Cathedral in Whitehorse, Yukon.
The newly-installed CWL Executive of British Columbia and Yukon.
Doreen Gowens, left, newly elected CWL BC and Yukon provincial president, with Nancy Simms past president, enjoying the banquet celebration.
The Catholic Women’s League British Columbia and Yukon Council has nearly 10,000 members from the Dioceses of Kamloops, Nelson, Prince George, Victoria and Whitehorse, and the Archdiocese of Vancouver.