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   Welcome to our website!

                   Our 2018 Women of the Year are listed below.  Our Fall Coffee was a 'Wine and Cheese' event on Thursday, September 20 at St. Alexander, Villa Park! 

2018 Women Of the Year

Christ the King, Lombard Geraldine Dean ... St. John the Apostle, Villa Park Deborah Soriano
Holy Ghost, Wood Dale Lorraine Kmiecek St. Joseph, Addison Carol Krueger
Holy Trinity, Westmont Stephanie Pinkowski St. Joseph, Downers Grove Sue Wozniak
Immaculate Conception, Elmhurst Maria Shannon St. Pius X, Lombard Leanne Newman
Mary Queen of Heaven, Elmhurst Ellen Walker Visitstion, Elmhurst Kim McGregor
St. Alexander, Villa Park Kathy Drinkwater

2016-18 Board

Spiritual Advisor Rev. Mark Rosenbaum  sttacc@comcast.net
Co-President Joann Hillebrand denouncer5@comcast.net 
Co-President Kay Papineau pkppineau01@gmail.com
Vice President Michelle Weiland weilandm@hotmail.com
Recording Secretary Joyce Splan
Corresponding Secretary Bonnie LeMay bonnie.lemay@sbcglobal.net
Treasurer Rhonda Kollman rhondak626@gmail.com

Webmaster, ex oficio

Marianne McKeague marianne33@att.net
S P I T I T U A L I T Y  
     Church Carol Weiland
          Vocations Pat Lord
     Legislation Marianne McKeague marianne33@att.net
S E R V I C E  


          Reverence for Life Linda Koscik
     Community  Carlotta Lawton  c_lawton@comcast.net

L E A D E R S H I P /Organization/Education 
     Chair Michelle Weiland weilandm@hotmail.com
     Significa Editor Pam Sifuentes geopamsifu@comcast.net
     Publicity  Rose Martinet rosemartinet11@gmail.com 
     Advisor Marita Kasley


 Food: Signup; List: Bonnie LeMay; Supplies, Michelle Weiland
See e-mails above

Spring Institute Committee 

Chair: TBA;


Help with Mass: Nancy Siemers nsiemers@dioceseofjoliet.org
Welcome: Madalene Cannata madalenecannata830@att.net

DuPage Deanery

Parish CCWs

Addison, St. Joseph

Lisa Decter

  Elmhurst, Mary Queen of Heaven Kay Passarelli kmpassarelli2@gmail.com

                 Immaculate Conception

Jennifer Morrissey


                 Visitation Mary Beth Lucas

Lombard, Christ the King Sue Oliveri sue.oliveri@albertsons.com

                 St. Pius X Michelle Weiland
  Oakbrook Terrace, Ascension of Our Lord Mary Thon midge05@comcast.net
Villa Park, St. Alexander Laurie Jochum
                  St. John the Apostle Terry Bode  tlb10005@att.net 
Wood Dale, Holy Ghost

Kelly Scardina 

Margaret Smielewski



Downers Grove, St. Joseph
 Deb Secara
                            St. Mary of Gostyn



Hinsdale,             St. Isaac Jogues Melissa Gramman
Naperville,          St. Raphael, pending  
Westmont,          Holy Trinity

Jeanne Pantke


A deanery's two roles are to be a support and educational resource to the Parish CCW officers and members, and to be their commu-nications and represen-tative link to the Diocesan and National CCWs.

Scroll down for our "Welcome" and to see how we try to fulfill the above roles through our...

Deanery Events

Deanery Newsletter: 'Significa'

Deanery Archives

History of our Deanery website:  

East(ern) DuPage Deanery’s website went online in February, 2009; as of 2/28/2015, total visitors were 15, 691.  By 1/1/2015, the site had migrated to this page, but unfortunately, visitor statistics are not usually available.   
















WELCOME to East DuPage-South DuPage Council of Catholic Women's web page!

We hope you will find here items of use and interest both personally and as as a member of the Council of Catholic Women (CCW). All women in parishes with a Council of Catholic Women (CCW) are members of CCW. In addition to the information and resources on the Joliet Diocesan CCW's website and its mailings to members, visitors and guests, East-South DuPage Deanery publishes and distributes a bi-monthly newsletter, the Significa, which contains news for our Deanery CCW, information on past and upcoming events, and articles by our board with ideas and resources for CCW women and Councils.  For example, the first issue of each 2-year term introduces the new board, the issue after a diocesan or national convention summarizes the sessions for those unable to attend in person, and the last issue of each year (May) is written by each Parish council, and consists of reports from each on their activities of the year.  If you do not receive our newsletter, and would like to, please contact the editor, Pam Sifuentes, at geopamsifu@comcast.net  Below, we have links to this year's events, newsletters and some of our archives. Please contact the web page editor at ccw.webmanager@gmail.com if you have questions, concerns, or ideas for improving this page.

DEANERY EVENTS  Our first support and educational resource to you, the parish CCW officers and members is through two (or more) meetings a year where you can meet your peers from neighboring parishes in a network of widening awareness, to exchange ideas, share successful programs and services, etc., and often learn new ideas from a speaker or panel.  Then of course, is the publication and distribution of the 6 annual issues of our deanery newsletter, the Significa, and the maintenance of this website.  Our Archives give anyone interested some of our history and background.  Below you'll find links to our recent events, projects, newsletters, and archives.

Spring Gathering          2016 Flyer          2016 Deanery Service Project: See 2016 Flyer

Officers' Night Out    By Invitation

Fall Gathering            2017 Flyer  

Deanery Newsletter: the 'Significa'

Dec 2016-Jan 2017
September, 2016 November, 2016
May, 2016 December, 2015
April, 2016 November, 2015
May, 2015 December, 2015
April, 2015 November, 2015
February, 2015 September, 2015
May, 2014 December, 2014
April, 2014 November, 2014
March, 2014 September, 2014


Deanery Archives
   History of Deanery Events
     Deanery Presidents
     2012-14 Deanery Report
     2010-12 Deanery Report
     2008-10 Deanery Report