BUSINESS AS USUAL NATIONAL NEWS MISSION STATEMENT Please remember that the following donations The 2010 - 2012 membership contest is are accepted & appreciated at every monthly underway. Letty Calvetti, 2nd Vice National Catholic Daughters of the Americas strives to meeting: Regent & National Membership Chairman, embrace the principle of faith working through 1 – Non-perishable foods for the St. Vincent has written the following: ― Each new member love in the promotion of justice, equality and the dePaul Pantry . is a new light, new life for our courts. Invite advancement of human rights and human 2 – Labels and childrens white socks for St. one new member to join and help our courts dignity for all. Joseph‘s Indian School. grow and glow. Let your light shine so that Catholic Daughters Of The Americas Court Ave Maria # 832 _________________________________ 3 – Items for our comfort care packages for others might see and say ‗Yes, Lord, here I am soldiers. ready to serve‘. Pray to our Blessed Mother, 59 Church Street February 2011 4 - Coloring Books to be delivered to the Little our patroness, to guide us as we turn on our Kings Park, NY 11754 Flower Residential Treatment Ctr. search for membership.‖ ―It is not how much we do, 5 – Used ink and toner cartridges. Ladies; ―if we don‘t invite, they won‘t join‖. CHAPLAIN – Father Seán Gann but how much love we put in the 6 – Manufacturers coupons for Ensure & CO-CHAPLAIN – Father Francis Vattakudiyil doing. It is not how much we give, Sugar Free desserts. STATE NEWS but how much love we put in the giving.‖ & please We still have a few Mega Raffles available for REGENT – Patricia A. Ziegler Mother Teresa 7 – Remember to wear your name tag to each purchase at a cost of $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. 35 Ashland Drive meeting and sign in. Proceeds from this raffle are used to support Kings Park, NY 11754 Love, agape, amour, amore, amor, grá, miłość, 8 – Use the Prayer request sheet the back of the education of our seminarians in NY State 724-0413, firstname.lastname@example.org liefde, Liebe, dragoste, kärlek. Every the room at every meeting. & help fund scholarships and education VICE REGENT – Peggy Rissier nationality, every language, has a word for contest awards. The drawing will be held at 42 Ravenwood Drive love. Love is difficult to define; it is a deep Kings Park, NY 11754 and complex emotion that is characterized by PRAYER REQUESTS the closing banquet at our State Convention on 5/21/11, in Syracuse. 724-0178 the desire to want good things for another Please pray for all Catholic RECORDING SEC. – Susan Riebe person no matter what. Love is an invisible Daughters, living and deceased, 94 Indian Head Road force that causes outward expressions of their families, and those members New York State CDA awards 4 College Kings Park, NY 11754 kindness and good will. William Arthur Ward who are ill or suffering sadness or hardship. scholarships of $1,000.00 to any daughter, 269-5243 said ―Love is more than a noun—it is a verb; it Pray for the leaders of our church & our son, or dependent of a member in good FINANCIAL SEC.– Maryann Helldorfer is more than a feeling—it is caring, sharing, country. Pray for our adopted seminarian standing for at least 2 years. Please 77 Hawthorne Road helping, sacrificing.‖ Deacon Richard Mastrogiacomo. Please also contact Nora Lynch @ 631-543-4899 for Kings Park, NY 11754 Jesus loved me so much that he spread out his continue to pray for an end to abortion, and an applications or more information. 979-0397 hands to infinity and sacrificed His life for me; end to war; for our military at home and TREASURER – Mary Ramos for us. overseas, and their families; for vocations to the priesthood; for those experiencing OUR SISTER COURTS 6 Melrose Lane I am blessed with a wonderful husband, 3 1 - Court St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma is having a Commack, NY 11725 great children, 4 beautiful grandchildren, and financial hardships, and for all those in need of tea and play on Saturday, 3/12/11. Information an abundance of amazing friends; do I love God‘s blessing, mercy and guidance. 486-1124 will be shared as it becomes available. enough? Christian love must be a lifestyle. WEBSITE: www.courtavemaria.com Love is the very reason we are here. In 2011, I *** If you know of a member who is ill or in 2 - Court St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma, is having a NAT‟L SITE: www.catholicdaughters.org hope to do all things, to give & receive, in the need of our prayers, please contact Margaret Chinese Auction on Friday, 5/6/11. NY STATE WEBSITE: www.cda-nys.org spirit of love as Christ did all things for us. Foley @ 631-269-9454. COURT MEMBER PROFILE February is American Heart St. Joseph‟s parish soup supper will be held Treasurer‟s Report Anna F. McElhone became a Member of Month. Cardiovascular diseases, on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. We will discuss Checking Account Balance – $2,036.09 Court Ave Maria in 1979. Anna always including stroke, are our nation's this event, and other parish lenten observances Savings Account Balance – $2,021.01 wanted to become a Catholic Daughter & was No. 1 killer. ―Go Red For Women is a at our scheduled meetings in February & Total December expenses – $2,808.59 eager to be an active member. She took on the passionate, emotional, social initiative March. Total December charity - $1,705.00 position of Trustee early on and with the designed to empower women to take charge of mentoring of some wonderful catholic women their heart health and take action to reduce Our morning of recollection will be held at REMINDER: Our no-bake cake sale she soon became Regent. Anna was a young their personal risk.‖ Let‘s join the movement the Seminary of the immaculate Conception in collection will be taken up at the February mother of 6 children & she told me ―I am & wear red to our meeting on Monday, Huntington On Saturday, 4/9/11, from 9 am - meeting in an effort to offer additional grateful to have become a Catholic Daughter 2/28/11. Member and licensed Dietician 2 pm. The cost for the day is $25.00. assistance to Catholic Chairites. at the time in my life that I did. The values of Sheila Geraci will speak briefly about heart Information will be shared & sign up sheets these wonderful women helped me in raising smart dietary choices. will be available at our February 7 March APPLAUSE & APPRECIATION my children with strong catholic values. Anna meetings. Thank you to all the members who braved the is extremely proud of her 32 years as a The first annual Kings Park St. brutal cold temperatures and came out to our Member of Court Ave Maria and continues to Patrick‟s Day Parade will be Our Murder Mystery Dinner January meeting. support all our efforts & attend events held on Saturday, 3/5/11. Theatre Fundraiser Thank you to Bob Normandin of the K of C whenever possible. One of her favorite Members who wish to march with will be held on Saturday, for arranging our wonderful trip to New memories of all time would be when Fr. Rich us should gather inside Memorial 4/16/11. You will not want to Haven, and to Eve Normandin for chairing celebrated our 1st CDA May Crowning Mass Field Park on Cedar Rd. off Lou Avenue @ miss this interactive performance filled with this trip for us. The day was one that was free in the church. Since that day the song ―Gentle the foot of the kiddie slide @ 11:45 am. tons of laughter. The cost of admission is of snow, and all those who attended had a Woman‖ has had a special place in my heart. $30.00 and includes a dinner of Italian or great time. The K of C museum was truly We will continue to take American wraps & cold salads along with educational and inspiring. reservations and payment for our TODAY‟S LOCAL NEWS coffee/tea, dessert, & unlimited beer, wine or Congratulations to Marie Pace on the birth of high tea social at the Professor‟s soda. Seating is limited - - so reserve early!! Our next regular meeting is on 2/28/11. her new granddaughter. Diner until Saturday, 3/5/11. The For info call Desarae @ 516-635-4597. The rosary will be recited in the church @ date of the event is 3/13/11, and the cost is 6:45pm. Happy birthday this month to Judy Contrino $20.00 per person. Please contact Desarae @ Opportunites for Spiritual Enhancement @ & Lauren Krikorian, and belated 516-635-4597 for more information. Membership dues in the amount of $25.00 a St. Joseph Church birthday wishes to Carol Cravotta year cover the period from January 1 - 1 - Daily Mass Monday - Friday @ 7:00 & & Kitty Borgess. The 2011 dates for our nursing December 31, and are now past due. If you 8:45 am. home tea at St. Johnland are have not yet done so, please pay your dues to 2 - On the First Friday of each month the Congratulations to all our members who are Wednesday, 3/23, 6/15, 9/28 and continue to be a member in good standing. Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the celebrating a special day this month. 12/14. Tea dates for St. Catherine Nazareth Chapel from 9:30 until 12:00 noon. of Siena are Tuesday 3/15, 6/21, 9/29, and Come out and support our JCDA girls 3 - „„First Saturday‘s Novena‘‘ is held Please keep us advised of any milestone 12/6. when they present “A Night at the monthly in the Church immediately following events in your life that you may wish to share. Oscars” on Saturday, 2/12/11 @ 8 pm. Our annual baby shower to the 8:45 am mass. The doors will open at 7 pm. Tickets for 4 - All are welcome to join the Rosary Society ***Please keep us informed of any change in support a woman who has chosen the event are $15. For information or to when they meet for Mass and Rosary on the your address or telephone #, and Please be life will be held at our meeting on purchase tickets, please contact Maria at 269 – 3/28/11. first Monday of each month at 1:00 PM in the sure to let your family know that you are a 8179 or Michelle at 335 – 6637. Nazareth Chapel. Catholic Daughter.
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