Council of Catholic Women

Summary: St. Helen CCW supports, educates, and empowers all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. Our programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world. St. Helen CCW is an affiliate of the National Council of Catholic Women, the Florida CCW, and the Palm Beach Diocesan CCW.

The Palm Beach Diocesan Council of Catholic Women is accepting applications for its Annual Scholarship Award. One thousand dollars is awarded to each of three Catholic, female students graduating from eighth grade in the Diocese of Palm Beach who will attend a Catholic High School in the Diocese of Palm Beach in the fall. The deadline is April 1, 2021, and applications may be obtained by downloading the application from the PBDCCW website @ Please contact Christine Rodic at 772-359-8103 or email with any questions.

Events & Activities: St. Helen CCW serves and supports our community in various ways throughout the year. Our CCW fundraising events include the Fall and Spring Card Parties, a Spring Fashion Show and Chocolate Sunday. Our donations and fundraising funds have benefited the Angel Program, Samaritan Center for the Homeless, Women’s Care Center, St. Helen Harvest Festival, St. Helen Catholic School (Adopt and Class & Scholarship fund), Outreach, Youth on a Mission, St. Helen Vacation Bible School and the Annual Parish Thanksgiving Dinner just to name a few! We also meet annually with our legislators during the Catholic Days at the Capitol.

Time Commitment: We promote a variety of programs and projects, enabling each member to lead or participate as she chooses.

Meetings: St. Helen CCW meets the first Tuesday of the month from September – May at 9:30 a.m. in the Church.

Contact: Ellen Elia (President), 772-217-2490, E: or

Teddy Bears donated to first responders for children in distress.
October: Food drive for St. Helen Outreach Ministry. We collected Over $400 in cash and gift cards and delivered 2 car loads of food!
September: Back to School Supply Drive! Gail & Ellen are with SHCS teachers Miss Kapcar, Mrs. Freedman & Mrs. Clem.
President: Ellen Elia
Vice President: Mary Graves
Treasurer: Pat Tressler
Recording Secretary: Patti Battista
Corresponding Secretary: Pam Howard

Spirituality: Janet Fraley
Leadership: Pat DiGeorge
Service: Gail Boatwright
Parliamentarian: Millie DelGrosso
Legislation: Shawn Wise
Historian: Vita Rokaw
Deanery: Kathi Inzano
Special Events: Karen Egan