St. Rose Hosts Celebration of Women
For two decades this annual event has been working to empower women across the coast in all aspects of their lives.
- story by Lisa Monti
Labat said the celebration’s purpose from the start was to give women time together to talk about things of common interest and allow them to share their thoughts.
“We are trying to keep this program going and empower women to see that they can do even more than they think they can,” she said.
The celebration on Saturday at the St. Rose Parish Holy Spirit Center (on Necaise Avenue in Bay St. Louis, across from the church) includes informative forums on health, education and politics led by professionals in each field.
Leading the Health Forum discussions will be:
The education issues forum participants will include:
Other speakers with connections to Bay St. Louis and St. Rose include:
Also on Saturday, the Book Review Forum will be led by Dorothy Wilson, Publisher and Editor of Gulf Coast Woman Magazine and co-founder of the Success Women’s Conference.
She will be joined by locals:
The day will conclude with a reception for participants and presenters.
On Sunday, participants will be recognized at 9 am Mass at St. Rose Church (301 Necaise), where the Women’s Mass Choir will be directed by Sherry Hill and the Liturgical Dance will be choreographed by Marion Brewer.
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