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DECEMBER 2023

NATIVITY OF OUR LORD – DECEMBER 25, 2023

HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION – DECEMBER 8

 

FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY – DECEMBER 31

Beloved Member Jo Meade receives her Christmas gift from Court #330. Delivered by Financial Secretary Dola Mehsling.

 

Longtime member Josephine Goeser also received her Holiday Poinsettia from Dola Mehsling! A Blessed Christmas to these special CDA Sisters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Soup & Desserts Luncheon at St Patrick October 19, 2023

Sr Joyce Blum, FSPA draws seven raffle winners!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member Monica Sciortino wins a raffle prize!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORE THAN 90 ATTENDEES ENJOYED THREE KINDS OF HOMEMADE SOUP, FRENCH BREAD AND DESSERTS!! THANKS FOR COMING!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Raffle Winners – $50 gift card from Walmart – Connie Nettles
$40 gift cards from Mai Nails Spa – Kris Reicks, Charlotte Vargas, Rita Hughes, Karen Allen, Monica Sciortino
Scentsy Candle Basket – Mary Lane



 

Jan Schnack speaks to the court about Pen Pal Program in August.

 

Jan received into Court #330 as a new member in September.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Officers conduct the ceremony of reception. Welcome Jan!

Jan receives her purple stole, pendant, rosary pouch, St. Anthony Holy Card and our applause!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Local Court #330 Education Contest Chair, Mariann Hilderbrand accepts National CDA Winning entries from State of Iowa CDA Regent, Suzanne Torrey.

Division III Computer Art National CDA Second Place Winner Plum Brugenhemke, Grade 11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division III Poetry Winner of 2nd Place at the National CDA Level, Jada Larsen Grade 9

This year’s Theme was “We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



This year it was on Sunday, June 11, 2023, 1:30pm – Corpus Christi Parish, Queen of Apostles Church to Holy Family Catholic Church (a little over 2 miles.) 4 stops along the way for prayer.Ollie the Trolley available both directions. Short service at Holy Family Church and a reception in the basement Social Hall.

2009 Corpus Christi Walk, Elaine Nugent, Mary Sealock, Linda Spencer

 

View from Ollie the Trolley

 

 

2015 Jeanette Bowen – RIP

 

 

2015 – Linda Spencer, Kathy Plourde, Mary Sealock, Rita Hughes, Marcella Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2023 – CDA Past Regents Angie Shea and Mariann Hilderbrand on either side of member Kris Reicks processing along the route with Ollie the Trolley in the background.

CDA members Debi Wheeler and Kris Reicks along the Corpus Christi Walk June 11, 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

CDA Banner arrives at Holy Family Church- Corpus Christi Walk 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL 160+ GUESTS AT OUR PAST JULY 2023 SUMMER SALAD LUNCHEON FUNDRAISER AT ST. PETER SOCIAL HALL! HERE ARE A FEW PHOTOS FROM THAT EVENT…..OUR NEXT SUMMER SALAD LUNCHEON IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY,
JULY 10, 2024…COME JOIN US NEXT TIME!! 11:00AM UNTIL 1:00PM.

PICNIC THEME FOR 2023

Servers, Susie VanVoltenberg, Joan VonTersh Wege, Jan Swift, Sue Mize, Brenda Dresen

Regent Carol Hollenbeck, at the door.

Desserts table Dola Mehsling, Felicia Davidson, Carol Andress, Monica Sciortino Joined by Drinks Table Donna Collins and Debi Wheeler

Financial Secretary Dola Mehsling working in kitchen with Mary Carroll and Jan Swift.

Member Kathi Markel with her very helpful Grandson with Fr. Jacob Epstein

 

Past Regent Mariann Hilderbrand & Fr Jacob

Mary Morrow cutting up and serving.

 

 

RAFFLE TABLE

District Deputy Terri Dynek, Sr. Joyce Blum FSPA, Past Regent and Treasurer Jan Roth.

Spiritual Enhancement Chair, Rita Hughes serves with member Brenda Dresen.

EVERYTHING IS HOMEMADE!! YUM!!

Over 160 guests were served. Thanks to al for attending year after year.

Members of Court #2498 St. Maria Goretti, Portsmouth, IA arrive as guests.

Portsmouth, IA Court dines with their District Deputy Terri Dynek.

Court Officers Regent Carol and Treasurer Jan pose with Portsmouth Court members and District Deputy Terri Dynek.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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MISSION

Catholic Daughters of the Americas® strives to embrace the principles of faith, working through love, in the promotion of justice, equality and the advancement of human rights and human dignity for all.

MOTTO

Unity and Charity

PURPOSE

As the largest organization of Catholic women in the Americas and founded through the Knights of Columbus Catholic men’s organization, our purpose is to participate in the religious, charitable and educational Apostleates of the Church.

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carolhollenbeck@ymail.com

Carol Hollenbeck, Regent, Web Manager
402-350-3834