THE CONNECTICUT COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN: ARCHDIOCESE OF HARTFORD
We are saddened to report that Mary Flynn, beloved President of the Connecticut Council of Catholic Women, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Visiting hours will be on Monday, May 2 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Phalen Funeral Home, 285 Migeon Avenue, Torrington. The Funeral Mass will be at 11am at St. Francis Church, 160 Main Street, Torrington, CT. Council women attending are asked to please wear their Council scarves.
The Connecticut Council of Catholic Women: Archdiocese of Hartford exists to promote the spirituality, leadership and service of all Catholic women in the Archdiocese, uniting our efforts to those of Catholic women across the United States through the National Council of Catholic Women. The Connecticut Council of Catholic Women: Archdiocese of Hartford is an affiliate member of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) and is part of the Hartford Province of the NCCW.
PRAYER TO OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL
God of heavenly wisdom, you have given us Mary, Mother of Jesus, to be our guide and counselor.Grant that we may always seek her motherly help in this life and so enjoy her blessed presence in the life to come.
O Mother of Good Counsel, patroness of the Council of Catholic Women, intercede for us, that we may be wise, courageous, and loving leaders and members of the Church.
May the Holy Spirit fill us with reverence for God’s creation and compassion for all God’s children.
Help us, dear mother, to know the mind and heart of Jesus, your son.
Mother of Good Counsel, guide us in our meetings and our projects. May our work ease the difficulties of this life for others and make known the reign of God.
May God’s gifts of faith and living hope give purpose and joy to our lives here and prepare us for the fullness of the world to come.Amen.