CCW Handmaiden of the Lord Award

The Handmaiden of the Lord Award

The Handmaiden of the Lord Award was established in July 1985 by Our Lady, Star of the Sea District formerly known as Lower Pinellas Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) to give each of their Affiliations, with the approval of the Pastor,the opportunity to honor a member who demonstrates by her life and action some of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. The award is presented annually by Our Lady, Star of the Sea District Spring Conference.

Past Handmaiden of the Lord Awardees:
2016 - Eileen Brady
2015 - Rosemary Early
2014 - Kay Yennie
2013 - Bernadine Quartetti
2012 - Angela Soucy
2011 - Charlotte Overbey
2010 - Marlene D’Abbramo
2009 - Celeste Brown
2009 - Mary Simoneau
2008 - Louise Barrett
2007 - Maggie Moren
2006 - Vivian Frank
2005 - Ginny Hansen
2004 - Lu Perrin
2003 - Ruth Mattick
2002 - Joan Malone
2001 - Terry Hamm
2000 - Rose Grado
1999 - Bernadette Bailey
1998 - Bernice McCune
1997 - Ann Kovach
1996 - Mary Butson
1995 - Dolores Smith
1994 - Virginia Thomas
1994 - Marion Englehart
1993 - Jean Feldhaus
1992 - Rose Granieri
1991 - Winnie Young
1990 - Millie Bowski
1989 - Kay Hunt
1988 - Marie Nugent
1987 - Ruth O’Hagan
1986 - Claire Schatz


St. Jude Medal 


Many of our Handmaiden of the Lord awardees are also St. Jude Medal awardees.  The Saint Jude Medal was established in 1999 by Bishop Lynch to recognize the contributions of laity throughout our diocese.  The individuals (who are recommended by their Pastor) have given “exemplary service and shown extraordinary dedication to their parish.

Past St. Jude’s Medal  Awardees:
2015 - Marybeth Finster
2014 - Donna & Bill Condon
2013 - Rosemary Early
2012 - Mary & Dave Poulin
2011 - Louise Barrett
2010 - Maggie Moren
2009 - Bernadine Quartetti
2008 - Ruth & Don Mattick
2007 - Vivian Frank
2006 - Lu Perrin
2005 - Ofelia Hoeppner
2004 - Terry Hamm
2003 - Bernadette Bailey
2002 - Celeste Brown
2001 - Truus Stuimer
2000 - Ginny Hansen
1999 - Jeanette Bolich

 

 

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How do I join CCW?

It is easy to join St. Raphael's Council of Catholic Women. Simply drop an envelope marked CCW in the weekend collection. We need your name, address, phone, email address, birth day and birth month and a check for $15 payable to St. Raphael CCW.

What does membership do for me?

Membership gets you to be part of a great group of women whose job it is to serve God in our family, parish, community and world. We have a Mass intention said for our members monthly. You do what you can, when you can and this way, with over 280 members, we get a lot done for St. Raphael's.

Who are CCW members?

Women of all ages, professions, interests and talents are welcome and urged to join.

When does CCW meet?

We meet the first Saturday of each month after the 8:00 a.m. Mass. Rosary is at 7:40 a.m. 8:30 we share a Continental Breakfast followed by our CCW Meeting

Where can I read CCW newsletters?

Usually CCW newsletters are published each month CCW meets. We are always looking for more news to share with our members.
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What is the Handmaiden of the Lord?

The Handmaiden of the Lord Award was established in July 1985 by Our Lady, Star of the Sea District Deanery formerly known as Lower Pinellas Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) to give each of their Affiliations, with the approval of the Pastor, the opportunity to honor a member who demonstrates by life and action some of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. The award is presented at by Our Lady, Star of the Sea District Deanery Spring Conference Meeting
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