The Society of Bread & Roses

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to be Women who strive to learn and understand our Catholic faith, who are united in prayer through our devotion to the Eucharist and honor of the Blessed Mother, to be faithful and good stewardesses of our parish after the imitation of St. Isabel our namesake, and to live in unity as sisters, bound by friendship and charity, to live the gospel message in both word and deed, that we might strengthen and inspire our Parish family.


  • To foster, encourage, and strengthen our Parish family.
  • To assist our Parish through personal and financial contributions.

  • To provide a forum for all women of our Parish to work together in spiritual growth and offer both social and outreach opportunities.

Programs and opportunities

The Society of Bread and Roses meets on the First Thursday of the month from October through May, immediately after Mass and Adoration. Meetings feature an informative programs, social interaction, and refreshments. Some of our activities include:

  • Women's Retreats, Masses and Novenas
  • Assist with many Parish Events and Hospitality
  • To provide service to the parish and local catholic agencies in need
  • Help with Liturgical Ministries
  • Assist with St. Isabel Parish Fundraising needs
  • Members of the Bread & Roses sponsor inspirational talks 
    Are you interested in making a difference? Would you like to serve your St. Isabel's parish community? Want an opportunity to engage in fellowship and fun and make new friends? Are you looking to fill a need for purpose and creativity? Then the Society of Bread and Roses is the ministry for you! Join us! There are many different capacities in which you can share your heart and creative talents with St. Isabel Parish and the community.   If you are interested in joining or would like more info, please e-mail Mary at