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Women of St. Edna (WOSE)

The Women of St. Edna are a group of women from various walks of life who meet monthly to share their faith, friendship and fellowship. There are six guilds that usually meet monthly at different times.

Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the bake sale over Super Bowl weekend!  Your generosity helped the Women of St. Edna to raise over $1700 to be used to help many ministries right here in our own parish.   

A very special thanks to all those who donated baked goods and helped with the bake sale.  Your hard work and time are appreciated!     

Want to Join Us?

We're Always Looking for New Members!

If you are interested in joining WOSE at any point throughout the year, Membership Chairwoman Genelle Quant is more than happy to meet you!

Please email Evelyn Getty: for more information.  

Who We Are

The Women of St. Edna (WOSE) are a group of women from various walks of life — young and old, married, single, divorced or widowed, women employed outside of the home, homemakers, or retirees  We invite all the women in our community to become part of our organization.  Although our differences can be clearly seen, there is a common thread that links us all together. In addition to sharing our faith, we provide friendship, comfort, kindness, support and often times help to members and others who may be in need.

We generally meet in small groups (guilds) monthly in the morning, afternoon or evening.  Several times a year we have events for which all groups gather together.  These can be spiritual or social.  Membership is open to all women and new members are welcome to join at any time. 

Monthly Guild Meetings
  • Guild 1 (St. Martha) meets 9:30 AM on the first Monday
  • Guild 3 (St. Monica) meets 1:00 PM on the first Thursday
  • Guild 4 (St. Theresa) meets 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday
  • Guild 5 (St. Anne) meets 7:00 PM on the second Wednesday
  • Guild 6 (Mother Cabrini) meets 7:00 PM on the third Thursday
Where Our Money Goes

Funds raised from our events help to support a variety of ministries, including the St. Edna Building Fund, St. Edna Outreach, St. Edna Community Table, St. James Social Care, Catholic Heart Work Camp, St. Edna's Maintenance Staff, St. Edna Community Table, St. Edna's Knit & Crochet Ministry, St. Edna's Prison Ministry, St. Edna's Respect Life Ministry, St. Edna's Domestic Abuse Ministry, and St. Edna's Office Staff.

New Members

Please contact the Parish Office at 847-398-3362 for more information.

To join or to learn more about the Women of St. Edna, please contact the parish office at 847-398-3362.