St. Matthew Council of Catholic Women

CCW's mission is to offer each woman the opportunity to fulfill herself and grow in faith by:
Sharing in the blessing given to her as a member
Attending and participating in liturgies prior to meetings
Frequently receiving the Sacraments
Participating in St. Matthew's social life

Cooperating with the Pastor in fulfilling the spiritual and material needs of St. Matthew's Parish
Join us the first Tuesday of the month in September, October, April, and May at 7PM in the church, followed by a meeting, program, and social in Hurley Hall. Watch the church bulletin for exact dates/times. Every woman of the parish is a member of CCW. To become an active or associate member, there is a $5 yearly dues. An active member takes part in most meetings and many activities, but an associate member chooses which activities to for involvement, such as helping with the craft show or market day and may choose not to attend regular meetings.

CCW is a member of the national and diocesan CCW. There are many spiritual and corporal activities, which are funded by the Craft Show, Fashion Show, and Monthly Market Day.

Join us for our annual Fashion Show on April 17th, 2016 at 1:00PM at Medinah Banquets, 550 Shriners Dr, Addison IL. Email us for information:
A sampling of the many projects supported by CCW is as follows:

2 annual Sunday Masses
Guest speakers
Financial support for Ministry of Praise
Vocation Table
Baby shower for single mothers
Baptismal vestments
Bishop Blanchette Scholarship
Blood drives
Undy Sunday
Warm Wishes (Blankets, etc.)
Cutest baby contest
Right to Life
Financial support to many community groups

Officers for 2015-2016:
President - Mary Ellen Kelly
Vice-President - Joan Morris
Recording Secretary -
Treasurer - Donna Resuali

Recent activities and news:
Blankets and sleeping bags were collected in the narthex for the "Warm Wishes" drive.
More than 90 Christmas cards were sent to former parishioners.

Financial support, gifts, and food were donated to a family at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
For more information, please contact St. Matthew CCW, or call the parish office.