The Catholic Womens League (CWL) of England and Wales


CWL is a worldwide organisation, united in friendship and love, where members use and develop their talents in projects
for the world, the nation, the diocese and the parish.


The Catholic Women’s League was founded in 1906 by Mrs Margaret Fletcher. Our Patroness is Saint Margaret Clitherow

CWL CIO in conjunction with the Apostleship of the Sea support Sea Sunday

July 8 is Sea Sunday, when the Church asks us to pray for seafarers and support the work of AoS, whose chaplains and ship visitors provide practical and pastoral help in ports around the coast of Britain. For a further report provided by  Apostleship of the Sea go to our News page.


Full details of how to book and cost of accommodation can be found on the WUCWO page under the About heading. If you are thinking of attending please let National Secretary know via

For the latest newsletter from WUCWO please click on the link below

WUCWO Newsletter February 2018

Latest News

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