CWL Logo
Text Size


ACSTA letter in support of Catholic education

Please read this letter from the Alberta Catholic School Trustees' Association which they have requested we share with our CWL members as soon as possible.  This is a time sensitive matter which we hope our ladies will take very seriously in safe-guarding Catholic education in our Province. We are encouraged to contact our MLAs, the Minister of Education and the Premier expressing our concerns.

Catholic Women’s LEADERSHIP Foundation Applications now open

The Catholic Women’s Leadership Foundation was established with the assistance of the Catholic Women's League of Canada. It is funding a Leadership Program, beginning May 2018, open to all Canadian Catholic women from all walks of life who have a genuine interest in making a difference in their communities and places of work, and is calling for candidates.

The Catholic Women’s Leadership Foundation (CWLF) applications are now being accepted The deadline for application is November 15th with 18 candidates being accepted. 

For more information, check their website at

Bursaries and Scholarships


This scholarship was established to commemorate the celebration of Bishop Paul O’Byrne’s 25th Jubilee as Bishop of Calgary.  It has been set up to help the members of the C.W.L. further their knowledge of the Catholic faith which in turn will enhance their ability to participate in and be of tangible benefit to the League.

The application form is here and the application deadline is May 31 each year. 

Please send applications to .



CWL National has a bursary fund that is used to provide financial assistance to members needing it to pursue studies, courses, seminars, workshops and diploma/degree programs in areas of: 

  • Spiritual growth
  • Adult faith formation
  • Youth ministry
  • Ministry to patients in palliative care
  • Ministry to shut-ins
  • Parliamentary procedure
  • Literacy tutoring

 The application deadline is May 31 each year, and the application form can be found at:

June 2017 Letter to Minister Eggen

© Calgary Diocesan CWL