St. Michael Women's Association

St. Michael Women’s Association
25th Anniversary

Membership in the St. Michael Women's Association is open to all the women of the St. Michael the Archangel Church and St. Timothy Chapel.

The mission of the SMWA is: 

  • To have a diverse community of women members. 
  • To enrich the spiritual and education life of our members as we strive to live the beliefs and values of our Catholic faith. 
  • To provide spiritual programs and community service activities.
  • To provide scholarship assistance to our young parishioners whenever possible.

Please enjoy a short video of the Board members summer 2017 get together!


2017-2018 PROGRAMS

SMWA Events: Open to all parishioners 

October 25, 2017 Charity Begins at Home – Fall Speaker – Katherine Ryan Haines. Guinan Hall
November 2017 – Breaking Bread II. Cookbook Fundraiser for SMWA. Published.
December 2017 – Christmas Giving Tree
December 14, 2017 – Christmas Luncheon. Guinan Hall
March 2018 – Lenten Morning Retreat – Father John Serio. Guinan Hall
May 17, 2018 – Spring Luncheon - Dr. Joan Kelly. Spring Luncheon. Guinan Hall

SMWA Sanctuary Guild: Gives honor and respect to the instruments in the sanctuary and keeps the Church sacred in honor of God.

Christmas Giving Tree: Christmas gifts have been provided for the residents of Nathaniel Witherell, and Pathways. This past year over 200 gifts were distributed to grateful residents, thanks to the generosity of the Parishioners of St. Michael Parish.

SMWA Scholarship Award: SMWA has a proud history of giving Scholarship Awards beginning in 1996 through the present in excess of $400,000 to those students of Parishioners who are in need and who have given their time and talent to St. Michael the Archangel Parish.  For 2018 the recipients will be two graduating eighth grade students (one boy and one girl) from GCS.

Parish Programs supported by the SMWA:
Prayer Shawl Ministry
After Mass Coffees

Thanksgiving Food Drive
Christmas & Easter Flowers
Christmas Party
Pasta Supper

Spring Picnic

Prayer Shawl MinistryA blessed Prayer Shawl is available to any person experiencing difficulty in their life and may be picked up at the Parish Office.

We welcome any woman who would like to become a member of the SMWA. May God keep you in His warm & comforting embrace.

Please come back soon!  Our page is regularly updated!


Save The Date! Parish Christmas Party is Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Stanwich Club, Greenwich.

In the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, please join St. Michael Women’s Association in reaching out to our neighboring poor by donating your coats to the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.  Read more here.

President’s Letter – September 2017

Charity Begins at Home - October 25, 2017

Read a letter from our outgoing President, Roni Schmitz.

Download a brief history and Board Member Roster of our organization.

Download our 2016 Revised Bylaws here

Download the 2017-18 SMWA Application for Membership.