Ukrainian Catholic Women's League (UCWLC)
The Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada is the official association of women laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada. It is a self-sustaining, non-political, non-profit, charitable organization, which at all levels and through each individual member shall be in all its activities an expression of commitment to Christian life.
The main aims of the UCWLC:
1. Catholic Faith
To develop and enrich the religious and spiritual life of each member in the context of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, its liturgy, theology, spirituality and its practices and traditions.
2. Ukrainian Culture
To preserve, promote and develop the Ukrainian heritage, language, culture, traditions and arts.
3. Social Development (Canadian citizenship)
(a) To broaden the understanding of Christian moral standards and values in everyday life, and to deepen the sense of civic responsibility among the members.
(b) To initiate and support social action programs, which exemplify Christian ideals and values of justice and love, particularly those related to the sanctity of human life and the sacredness of the family.
4. Charitable Activities
To participate in service to persons and society, in works of mercy for the poor and the sick, in works of charity and mutual aid intended to address human needs of every kind, as well as in assistance to groups and communities.
Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada (UCWLC)
Archeparchy of Winnipeg
233 Scotia Street, Winnipeg, MB R2V
National UCWLC President: Mrs. Sophie Manulak
Archeparchial UCWLC President: Mrs. Margaret Ethier