MOUNT CARMEL - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Council of Catholic Women and Rosary Altar Society held a meeting April 3 in the parish hall.

President Theresa Conniff brought the meeting to order with prayers to Our Lady of the Rosary and Our Lady of Good Counsel and the Pledge of Allegiance. Debbie Gownley gave the treasurer's report. The Rev. Frank Karwacki discussed family prayer and the new evangelization DVD by the Rev. Robert Barron. The DVD will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 28 to July 16 in the parish hall.

The Council of Catholic Women Convention will be held Monday, May 5, at the Cardinal Keeler Convention Center in Harrisburg. Bus transportation will be provided.

The next deanery meeting will be held June 22 in Williamstown.

The Rosary Altar Society report was given by Maria Bridy. Debbie Gownley and Midge May were hostesses for the meeting.

The meeting was closed with prayers for the active, sick and deceased members.