Category Archives: CWG Member News

From the President’s Desk – June Ponderings

“There is a good reason they call these ceremonies ‘commencement exercises.’ Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.” Orrin Hatch This has been an exciting month at the Hrkach household. #3 son graduated from Ottawa University (photo to the … Continue reading

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May Round-Up

Well, howdy, ya’ll! I can’t believe May is over, but then again, I’m waiting for my grandchildren to arrive, so it’s OK by me if time flies! Here are posts from your fellow Guild members to read appreciatively. (Nay, even…responsively!) … Continue reading

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Best of April

Whoosh! Another month just flew by. Did you blog? We did! Please check out what your fellow Guild Members were doing while you were spring cleaning, filling out tax returns, and otherwise engaged. Larry Peterson took on the whole culture … Continue reading

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Member Round-up

Hey writers, BE READERS!!! I want the Round-up to encourage you to get to know your fellow Guild Members and their work. You’ll be a better writer (and a better Member) for it! Kassie Ritman offers a great story from … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – The Importance of Being Needed

“I guess being needed is almost as good as being loved. Maybe better.” Betty Smith, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” It’s been a busy – and overwhelming –  two weeks. I attended and spoke to a group of women at the … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Failure Leads to Success

“Has it ever occurred to you that a life without failure is a dead life? Because you learn by failing. If you don’t try things, you’ll never learn anything. You’ll never accomplish anything.” Catherine Doherty, Foundress of Madonna House Thomas … Continue reading

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January Member Round-Up

These posts from the December work of your fellow Guild Members need readers! Kassie Ritman not only writes family history, but makes a compelling case that you should, too! Maybe the young moms around us would see more clearly that … Continue reading

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On the air for CWG and DFWCW — What a privilege!

The Catholic Writers Guild (CWG) teaches me about writing through its website, blog, critique groups, networking and conferences. Talking about CWG (and our local DFW Catholic Writers) teaches me what a privilege it is to speak about these interconnected organizations … Continue reading

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November Member Round-Up

It’s me/us again. Please take a minute for the blogs of your fellow Guild members. Do share them widely, and THANKS for the plugs, if you do! Kassie Ritman, every parent or grandparent should read this page from your playbook! … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Terrorism Comes Close

It’s a beautiful autumn day as I write this. Here in Canada, we are still in shock that terrorism has come so close. It played out like a suspense novel. A young reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, was shot and killed … Continue reading

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