Fr. Chuck Wood
Fr. Chuck Wood
The annual day of recollection for the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women is set for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Retreat in Beaverton. There will be conferences and a Mass.

Presider will be Father Chuck Wood of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Southwest Portland. Theme of the day is Jesus as "The Way, the Truth, and the Life.”

Lunch is provided. The fee is $25. All are welcome, along with interested friends. To register, call Sue Anker, 503-252-2574.

On Monday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m., the ACCW will gather at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish in Northeast Portland. All are invited to hear how various parishes have rebounded from the pandemic and welcomed new pastors.

Following an 11:30 a.m. Mass, the women will have a bring-your-own bag lunch and hear a speaker from Blanchet House. Attendees are asked to bring new socks, gloves, underwear and hats to donate to those in need.

Looking forward to 2023, ACCW will hold their annual conference on April 15, the Saturday after Easter. The Grotto will again host the event.