Cathedral Ladies’ Guild
The Cathedral Ladies’ Guild was organized on October 10, 1931 under the name, The Mothers’ Club. The by-laws of the society were amended by unanimous vote on February 11, 2007 changing its name to Cathedral Ladies’ Guild. The new by-laws allow ALL women 16 years of age and older to join the Guild.
The mission and activities of the Guild as stated in the by-laws are:
1. To provide an outlet promoting the unity of all women of the Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral
2. Members receive Holy Communion in a body at a Mass offered for their intention on Mother’s Day.
3. The Guild arranges a breakfast for the mothers of the parish and their children on Mother's Day.
4. The Guild will promote activities for the good of the parish, and youth of the parish.
5. The Guild will arrange fun (entertainment) evenings for the good of the society and the parish.
The Guild also holds fund raising projects to satisfy the various needs of the parish, i.e., floor buffer, altar linens, Bibles for confirmation class graduates, etc. The Guild also runs charity drives for the benefit of the community and organizations in need such as Ronald McDonald House, Lancaster Food Pantry, etc.
At least once a year the Guild runs a function exclusively for the camaraderie and fellowship of its members. Past activities include tea at Asa Ransom House, an evening of dinner theater at Desiderio’s, and boat cruises through the Buffalo waterfront.