The eighth annual Woman of Distinction Mass and banquet will be held Saturday, June 1. This event is hosted by the Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Each parish in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois is asked to select an honoree in appreciation for their leadership and service to church and community.
The celebration begins with 10 a.m. Mass, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield. The honored women will be presented a certificate by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki and recognized at Mass.
Following Mass, a banquet will be held at the Northfield Conference Center in Springfield. Family, friends and parish priests are invited to attend. Deadline for luncheon reservations is May 17. Banquet costs are: adults, $25; child’s menu, $15. Make checks payable to S.D.C.C.W. and along with reservation form, send to Janet Zimmerman, 1213 Mildred Court, Springfield, IL 62712.
Honoree names need submitted by May 17 to appear in the program booklet. Send the honoree’s name and registration form to Carolyn Crane, 648 S.E. 425 Ave., Kane, IL 62054. For further information, please contact W.O.D. chairperson, Carolyn Crane at (618) 946-9159.