Union of Catholic Mothers: July 2018

By Madelaine McDonald

Members of the Liverpool branch of the Union of Catholic Mothers have filled two of the most senior positions on the national committee.

At this year's national council and AGM on 14–16 May, Margaret McDonald from the foundation at St Paul's, West Derby was inducted as national president, responsible for overseeing our 3,500 members nationwide, while Margaret Kerbey from St Thomas of Canterbury took up the office of national treasurer.

It is a wonderful feather in the cap of Liverpool Archdiocese to have two of the three senior positions in the UCM filled by members from our area. We congratulate the two Margarets and wish them every success. It is not the first time that women from our diocese have filled senior posts – and long may our talents continue to flourish and be recognised.

• The UCM’s national pilgrimage to Walsingham came around again from 2–4 July. All of our pilgrims prayed for their fellow members who were not fortunate enough to be going.

• The latest bi-monthly Mass was celebrated by St Wilfred's foundation at St Bede's, Widnes (WA8 6EL) on 11 July at 7.30pm.