INCARNATION COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN
In the early 1960′s,shortly after Incarnation Parish was established, a group of women formed the Incarnation Ladies Guild to be of assistance to the pastor. In 1997, the name was changed to the Incarnation Council of Catholic Women to align with the other organizations with which ICCW has an affiliation: Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Florida Council of Catholic Women, and National Council of Catholic Women.
MISSION STATEMENT: With the help of Our Lady, the Incarnation Council of Catholic Women is dedicated to serving the needs of the Parish and is committed to meeting the spiritual needs of its members through education and fellowship.
- Strive to meet spiritual needs with the help of Our Lady.
- Encourage fellowship and commitment among the members of the Council.
- Foster personal religious growth.
- Minister to the Parish through services (receptions as directed by the Pastor).
- Minister to the individual member needs (Visit the sick, prayer line etc.).
The ICCW participates in a number of ministries and activities that are beneficial to the parish, the local community as well as international programs. These include:
- Baptismal Shawls
OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL, PRAY FOR US.
- Children’s Christmas Bazaar
- Confirmation Reception
- Decorating and Baking
- Eucharist Adoration Schedule
- First Holy Communion Receptions
- Holiday Market
- Heifer International Project
- International Madonna Plan
- Kaye Prox food bank
- Lenten Dinners
- Reconciliation Reception
- Receptions as requested by Pastor
- Religious Articles Store
- Senior’s Luncheon
- Water for Life
- Welcome Table/Hospitality
MEETINGS AND MEMBERSHIP:
- ICCW meets the first Thursday of each month; no meeting in July/August.
- Members pray the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Business Meeting at 7:30 pm .Meeting is held in both St. Francis Rooms.
- Invitation to Join: If you are interested in becoming more involved in the parish, meeting other ladies, and having fun while helping others, Incarnation Council of Catholic Women is the organization for you to join. We are a diverse group of ladies of all ages and talents who come together with the common goal of serving the needs of the parish. ICCW also strives to educate and empower its members.
- For More Information: call Alma Shamblin (ICCW President) 813 886-9365.