Minutes of Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Women’s Club Meeting February 2, 2022

  • The meeting was called to order by president, Jennifer Tinkler, followed with opening prayer by Cecilia Cottrill and the reciting of the pledge of allegiance.
  • Secretary’s report was presented by Penny Rose with no corrections noted.
  • Treasurer, Melanie Fouss, was absent so no report was available. It was noted that Tinkler had received $280 in donations from the January envelopes for the CWC.
  • Book club update. Lazorik reported the club celebrated its one-year anniversary. The next meeting is Wednesday, February 23 and the book is titled “The Return of the Prodigal Son – A Story of Homecoming”. All are encouraged to participate.
  • Outreach Committee – Janet Steinel.
    • 3 quilts donated for raffle
    • No date confirmed, but looking at possibly March
    • Hope to hang the quilts over the back railing near the sacristy with permission from Father Mike
    • No update on the well proposal at this time
  • Food Committee
    • Penny Rose will continue to be point of contact for funeral dinners
    • Lawren Minnick will be contact for dinners, receptions, etc.
    • Discussion ensued on reinstating the team concept but no decision was made
    • Please send names to Penny of any women interested in assisting with dinners. Penny will finalize list and get an email and/or phone directory together and then share with Lawren for all meal preparation/service.
    • Debbie Lazorik and Theresa Morrison are interested in possibly serving as co-chairs for funeral dinners. Penny will setup meeting for further discussion.
  • Sub Sale. Third Street Deli, our source for subs, is closing. Jennifer asked everyone to think of other fundraising ideas prior to the next meeting.
  • Cecilia Cottrill thanked the group for providing the cookies for Catholic Schools Week, and Lawren will work with Cecilia on ordering pizzas and cookies for the students and their families for First Reconciliation on February 22.
  • It was announced that there will not be a meal for the Rite of Election due to the size of the parish.
  • Jim Humphrey presented information on a global program, Synodal, which Pope Francis has initiated for 2021-2023.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 9, not March 2 due to Ash Wednesday.

Respectfully submitted,
Penny Rose
Basilica of St. Mary Assumption