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FIRST RESPONDERS HONORED BY NEW
Court Santa Cruz #1298, Las Cruces, New Mexico, hosted a "Red,
White and Blue Mass" for all local first responders in Las Cruces
at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mass was celebrated by Court
Chaplain Rev. Richard Catanach. Following Mass, snacks for
fellowship were shared by all. In the photo, participants dressed
in red shirts stand with Father Catanach.
GUAM COURT PROVIDES SOUP KITCHEN
Court Our Lady of Camarin #2047, Hagatna, Guam, donated
cases of bottled water to the Kamalen Karidad Catholic Soup
Kitchen as part of their monthly Quality of Life Project to help feed
the homeless. In the photo next to the bottled water for the soup
kitchen, seated, left to right, Elizabeth Untalan, Dolores Aflague,
Vice-Regent Mary Torres and Connie Cruz. Standing, left to right,
Regent Terry Alegarbes, Julia Viloria, Celerina Cruz, Priscilla Muna,
Remy Taijeron, Annie Unpingco, Evelyn Rodriguez, Tina Sablan and
Amparo Garcia. Not shown, Rowena Morada, photographer.
SCHOOLKIDS GET SUMMER LUNCH FROM NEW
CALIFORNIA COURT SUPPORTS PRO-LIFE
WITH BABY SHOWER
Court St. Raymond #2057, Dublin, California, held its annual baby
shower to help women with unplanned pregnancies. A playpen
was displayed in the vestibule of St. Raymond Church to receive
shower gifts from parishioners and court members stationed
themselves outside the church to accept cash contributions. The
court then delivered the gifts and donations to a local Birthright.
Pictured from left to right are Past Regent Nita Volker, California
State Regent Karen Bootz, Financial Secretary Maureen Laubacher
and court member Emily Ong.
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Court St. Ann Mother of Mary #2419, Washingtonville, New York,
was thanked for participating in the summer lunch program "Food
for Kids" for children in the local school district. Now in its third
year, more than 1200 meals were distributed during a two-week
period this summer. In the photo, John Flores, left, from the Food
for Kids Program, holds a plaque of appreciation thanking the
court, while court members Regina DeFazio, Betty Ann Bancroft,
Vice Regent Nannette Murray, Mary Spear, Cheryl Curran, Attilia
DePaolo, Jane Hosford, Pat Cooney, Janet Heidemann, Fran
Longo and Grace Alcaro stand behind the "Food for Kids" sign.
Also pictured are members of Our Lady of Lourdes Council #5890
Knights of Columbus who also assisted in the program.