Category Archives: CWG News and Announcements

The February, 2014 Report on the Activities and Needs of the CWG Committees

Happy Saint Valentine’s Day!   A plea to all CWG committee chairpersons:   Please update your recent activities; projections and needs, especially opportunities for volunteers to assist your committee to meet its short and long term goals. You can use … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Election News

As an American living in Canada, I have always enjoyed celebrating both Canadian Thanksgiving (Columbus Day weekend) and American Thanksgiving in November. It’s a chance to spend time with family and indulge in turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and all that … Continue reading

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September Board Meeting

This week we had our monthly board meeting and though a few off these items have been mentioned in our posts I just wanted to give the membership a summary of what we talked about and decided.   1) Local … Continue reading

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Better Communication for CWG Members

This morning I’d like to update you on several initiatives the board has taken in order to improve communication among CWG members — many have noticed we’ve been struggling with this. We have a proposal on the table to update … Continue reading

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Escape from the Black Hole!

Ever feel lost?  Like you’re shouting into space, and the only reply you get is the echo of your own voice?  Yes.  I get it.  One of the things we do well at the Catholic Writers Guild is helping unknown … Continue reading

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Round-up With A Twist

Ok, Guild Bloggers, here’s the last Member Blog Round Up! (See why, see The Twist, and see the Next Thing, below.) Michael Seagriff shares a truly beautiful idea for ministry kids can take up with ease. (This story has it’s own … Continue reading

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CWG Interim Website Up and Running

Dear members, As you know, we have had some difficulty with our site over the past week. It was hacked, and we were unable to restore the previous system. While our new site is being developed, we have launched in … Continue reading

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Vacation Round-Up

I think everyone’s on vacation! Nancy Ward is the only Guild Member who sent a blog link this month. The Lawn Chair Catechism (a very creative book promotion campaign) got her writing about ‘Oz moments’ and then that post won an … Continue reading

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Seal of Approval 3rd Quarter 2013 Notice

We will NOT be accepting Seal of Approval applications for 3rd Quarter 2013. In the last six months, we have lost two volunteers on the Seal of Approval Committee. In addition, we’ve been experiencing an increase in submissions. We’re working … Continue reading

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CWG Update: Growing, Connecting, Improving

Hey everyone, time for the once-in-a-5th-Friday column from your vice president. Here’s what’s on my radar at the CWG for the quarter ahead: Keep going with the local groups.  We’ve got the start of a local-groups directory up and running … Continue reading

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