Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Members of Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas recently gathered to celebrate the court’s 89th anniversary. Court Massabielle was established by the Rev. Andrew Souby in 1929. Members continue to serve the community following the motto, “Unity and Charity.” The organization donates to charities, administers scholarship programs and strives to provide a helping hand wherever needed. Membership is open to women age 18 or older of the Catholic faith. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month (except July) at Sacred Heart cafeteria, 318 Third St. in Morgan City.
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Julie Delaune was recognized for 40 years of service at the August meeting of Court Massabielle 1134, Catholic Daughters of the Americas. The Rev. Wilfredo Decal, Court Massabielle chaplain and pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Morgan City, presented the service pin. The court also celebrated its 89th anniversary. Earning 40-year pins, but unable to attend, were Jan LaRocca and Genevieve Price.

At its 89th anniversary meeting and celebration, Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas recognized members with perfect attendance. From left are Angela Mire, six years; Marian Jones, 30 years; the Rev. Wilfredo Decal, who was on hand for the presentations; Betty Rulf, 20 years; Veronica Governale, seven years; Sundra Deshotel, 14 years; Barbara Strader, two years and Betsy Grizzaffi, 15 years. Roses given to the recipients are donated each year by Jones, in memory of her sister, Joyce Russell.

Court Massabielle celebrates 89 years

Members of Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas recently gathered to celebrate the court’s 89th anniversary.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Massabielle 1134, celebrated its 88th anniversary in August. During the August meeting, Court Massabielle recognized members with Years of Service Awards. From left are Frances Listi and Ina Miller, 25 years; and Regent Veronica Governale. Awarded for 50 years of service was Mary Lou Conrad. Court Massabielle members participate in activities in service to others in the community, promoting the CDA mission of unity and charity. The organization meets the third Wednesday of each month (no July meeting) at Sacred Heart Cafeteria in Morgan City. Catholic women, 18 years of age or older, are eligible for membership.
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Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Massabielle 1134, celebrated its 88th anniversary in August. During the August meeting, Court Massabielle recognized members with Perfect Attendance Awards. From left are Betty Rulf, 19 years; Betsy Grizzaffi, 14 years; Sundra Deshotel, 13 years; Marian Jones, 29 years; Angela Mire and Marie Swiber, 5 years; and Barbara Strader, 1 year; and Regent Veronica Governale. Members were recognized with roses donated by Jones, in memory of her sister Joyce Russell. Court Massabielle members participate in activities in service to others in the community, promoting the CDA mission of unity and charity. The organization meets the third Wednesday of each month (no July meeting) at Sacred Heart Cafeteria in Morgan City. Catholic women, 18 years of age or older, are eligible for membership.

Court Massabielle celebrates anniversary, honors members

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Massabielle 1134, celebrated its 88th anniversary in August.

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