More than 135 women gathered April 18 in the Berkshires for a special brunch at Berkshire Hills Country Club.

This was part of the Catholic Women’s Conference events held in the Diocese of Springfield.

Berkshire Hills

The views were great and the company was even better.

Looking outside in the beautiful Berkshires

A gathering of good and beautiful women

The day featured great food.

A raffle of creative  prizes helped raise funds for Camp Holy Cross in Goshen. The whole weekend brought together a $2,700 donation to the camp.

Take a chance

Father Chris Malatesta, pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Dalton and director of Camp Holy Cross was on hand to show his appreciation.

Father Malatesta

Ann Hurley and Jean Razckowski and many other volunteers helped organize this special brunch.

Jean and Ann

Those attending delighted in the string music that enhanced their Sunday morning experience.

Sweet Sunday Sounds

Johnnette Benkovic of the EWTN network spoke to the women. She told them of how she handled her grief after losing her husband to cancer.

Johnnette Benkovic

Amid the talk and music and fundraising this brunch was a chance for women to gather together.

Women of Grace gather together

A full house of fun

This event completed a great weekend organized by the Catholic Women’s Conference committee.