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									          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,            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:              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:       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:           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
     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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