Catholic Daughters of the Americas Day declared
Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Massabielle 1134 joined with Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan, seated left, and Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, seated right, to sign a proclamation designating Oct. 21 as Catholic Daughters of the Americas Sunday. Court Massabielle began in 1929 at the request of the Rev. Andrew Souby. Since that time, the local organization has served the area with following its goal of unity and charity. Court Massabielle will celebrate the event Oct. 20 with a 4:30 p.m. vigil Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. Massabielle meets the third Wednesday of each month in Sacred Heart cafeteria located at 318 Third St. in Morgan City. Membership is open to all women of Catholic faith, 18 years and older. Members on hand were, standing from left, Regent Veronica Governale, Treasurer Sundra Deshotel, Judy Blanco, Elsie Medine, Frances Listi, Financial Secretary Betsy Grizzaffi and Betty Rulf.