2016-2017 DCCW Resolutions

 

2016 - 2017 DCCW Resolutions
Adopted June 8, 2016
at the 71st Annual DCCW Convention

 

 

 

 

 WHEREAS, in this Jubilee Year of Mercy, wwe, as God's people, are called to a new evangelization by Pope Francis; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, the Steubenville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women answers the call to evangelization through direct service and volunteerism to our parishes, thereby being good examples for others in striving to live the gospel message.

WHEREAS, Jesus is merciful, so we are called to be merciful to one another; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, that as Catholic women, we always take time to recognize the presence of Jesus in our midst and listen for His guidance as we struggle to be merciful to others.

WHEREAS, this year has been proclaimed "A Year of Mercy" within the universal church; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Steubenville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will unite in prayer for our Pope, Bishops, Priests, and all God's faithful that they will be willing to extend their hearts and hands to all nationalities living in the United States and foreign countries.

WHEREAS, Pope Francis will send out Missionaries of Mercy who are priests with the authority to forgive even the most serious sins; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Steubenville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will make small sacrifices and offer them up for the intention of our diocesan priests who will minister to God's people through the Sacrament of enance and touch their hearts with God's loving forgiveness.

WHEREAS, the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy are practiced; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Steubenville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women recognize the need in our communities and parish families to reach out and minister to those in need and to continue to support our existing projects:  The Archdiocese of Cusco, the Madonna Plan, and Cross Catholic Outreach.

WHEREAS, our merciful Lord whose heart overflows with mercy; thus

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Steubenville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will continue to pray that all the faithful departed are granted the Lord's merciful forgiveness and be with Him in paradise.