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St. Joseph CCW


All women of St. Joseph's church are part of St. Joseph's Catholic of Council Women.  We typically meet the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00pm in the social hall.  Please check back for meeting dates and times as this could change. 

Be a part of the enjoyment and camaraderie of sharing God's mercy and love by helping others in the community and on a national level.

Who Can Join? - Any adult woman with an appreciation for the invitation by Pope John Paul II for all women to "move from words to deeds" as a means to fulfill the special call and mission of women - "to bring the life of Christ to our daily lives".

Why Join? - Becoming a CCW member is a great way to make new friends while making a difference in the parish and community. You will grow in your spiritual life and experience the satisfaction of following Jesus while carrying out the Corporal Works of Mercy.

Time involved? - The parish work of CCW is divided so that everyone is able to participate in an activity they enjoy.  There are many service opportunities on Deanery and Diocesan committees for those women who are called to contribute on a higher level.  You choose to be as involved as your schedule and interest permits.

If you are interested in becoming more involved with CCW, please reach out to Melissa Erb, Email:, CCW President of St. Josephs.

If you would like to be added to the CCW Monthly Email of Events, please send an email to

Follow St. Joseph's CCW on Facebook!

St. Joseph's CCW is part of the National Council of Catholic Women;

Scholarship - St. Joseph Council of Catholic Women (CCW) Scholarship Application Form

A $1,000.00 Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from St. Joseph's parish, who is pursuing a post secondary education. Submit applications to or place in parish secure mailbox addressed to CCW President - Melissa Erb by Sunday, May 14, 2023.

Application available as MS Word Doc or PDF and at Message Center in gathering space.

CCW Current Open Positions: 

· Treasurer – Responsibilities include: Writing checks, balancing checkbook, learning the CDM software system for ledger entries, and help create and balance annual budget 

· Spiritual Commission Chair – Responsibilities include: Prepare opening/closing prayer at Board Meetings and CCW events, assist with any Bible Studies and Retreats, reinforce faith and support services to the church and to the world through discipleship and spiritual growth. 

· Service Commission Chair – Responsibilities include: Assist with planning events and address the needs and concerns of community; support and enhance family life within the church and society (Homelessness, Domestic Violence). 

· Committee Chairs: Help organize, plan, and create/delegate sub-committees for each events, such as, Extravaganza and Spring Vendor Show.

"If any of these positions are something that you are interested in, please reach out to me to discuss further. I invite you to prayerfully consider and open your heart to a new possibility.  God may be calling you to step out of your comfort zone and take a leap of faith!"  - St. Joseph CCW President - Melissa Erb

The Duluth Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

Spring Convention

Wednesday, April 26 | St. Joseph - Grand Rapids

Bishop Felton will be installing the new Diocesan CCW President, Anita Brandner, Parishioner of St. Joseph.

Guest Speaker: Jean Kelly, Past National CCW President - "Mentoring"

Please join us. Lunch will be served. | Registration Required (see below)

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