St. Michael Women's Association

St. Michael Women’s Association

Membership in the St. Michael Women's Association is open to all the women of the St. Michael the Archangel Church and St. Timothy Chapel.

The mission of the SMWA is: 

  • To have a diverse community of women members. 
  • To enrich the spiritual and education life of our members as we strive to live the beliefs and values of our Catholic faith. 
  • To provide spiritual programs and community service activities.
  • To provide scholarship assistance to our young parishioners whenever possible.


December 2019
The SMWA hosted their annual Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 12th right here in a beautifully transformed Guinan Hall.  What a spectacular event this was for sure!  Eighty guests joined together to share in the joys of the Advent Season. We were served a delicious lunch catered by Watson’s Catering.  Christmas Carols were sung, raffle and door prizes were won and the joy and love of our St. Micahel Parish community was felt by all present. Thank you to all who attended.  Please enjoy the many photos above.

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2019-2020 EVENTS
 

See right-hand column for event details.
Throughout the season, we offer social, spiritual and educational events, 
along with service opportunity, to the parishioners of our Parish.  Please join us!

 

SMWA EVENTS: OPEN TO ALL PARISHIONERS 
 

October - November Coat Drive for Bridgeport Rescue Mission 
November 14th - Breakfast and guest speaker Tony Coscia "50,000 Co-incidence miracles!” 
December 12th - Christmas Luncheon - Click here for ticket information! Join us!

March 18th at 8:00pm - Taize Musical Memorial, following Adoration.
March 28th at 9:00am - Lenten Morning of Refection with breakfast and guest speaker

Fr. Marcotte.  
April 24th 7:15pm - 7:45pm - Parishioner Diane Clehane’s Presentation "Diana, Princess of Wales." This presentation is a prelude to the St. Michael Music Ministry Concert “In Praise of Women”: an evening celebrating female composers. For ticket sales, a link on the homepage of Parish website will be coming soon.


MEMBER ONLY EVENTS:

October 15th  BINGO NIGHT! 
March 31st MOVIE NIGHT!  Flyer here! New Date!

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SMWA Sanctuary Guild: Gives honor and respect to the instruments in the sanctuary and keeps the Church sacred in honor of God.

SMWA Scholarship Award: SMWA has a proud history of giving Scholarship Awards beginning in 1996 through the present in excess of $400,000 to those students of Parishioners who are in need and who have given their time and talent to St. Michael the Archangel Parish. For 2019, the recipients were two graduating eighth grade students from GCS. The 2020 Scholarship Application will be available on this webpage in March.

SMWA Prayer Shawl MinistryA blessed Prayer Shawl is available to any person experiencing difficulty in their life and may be picked up at the Parish Office

Parish Programs supported by the SMWA:
After Mass Coffees
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Christmas & Easter Flowers
Christmas Party
Pasta Supper

Spring Picnic

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We welcome any woman who would like to become a member of the SMWA. May God keep you in His warm & comforting embrace.

Please come back soon!  Our page is regularly updated!
 

 

2019-20 Letter from the President regarding the membership drive.

2019-20 Board of Directors

Download our 2016 Revised Bylaws here

March 18th - Taize - Parish Candlelight Memorial Service featuring music by Mark Kaczmarczyk. Please RSVP at SMWA.rsvp@gmail.com to provide us with the name of your loved one for the memorial service.
Flyer will be available mid February.

March 31st - Movie Night
New Date!
Member only and one guest. Free dinner and a movie! Please RSVP at SMWA.rsvp@gmail.com
Click here for flyer.

April 24th - Member-only Event 7:15-7:45pm. Presentation by parishioner Diane Clehane, "Diana, Princess of Wales" - one of the world’s most celebrated woman who was a strong supporter of the arts, including music.

This presentation is for members-only and is a prelude to the St. Michael Music Ministry Concert which starts at 8:00 pm. Concert “In Praise of Women” - an evening celebrating female composers. Tix for Concert $25.00. Registration and payment details for concert are forthcoming. The SMWA presentation “Diana, Princess of Wales” before the concert is free to SMWA members only.

Flyer will be available in March.

2019 Scholarship Winners, Liam Flaherty and Teagan Calvaliere