Catholic Daughters of the Americas - Court Giese #439
Located in Gloucester City, NJ 

Established December, 1919 by the Atlantic City Court Stella Maris No. 288.  Named for Father Charles Giese, who was Pastor of Saint Mary's Catholic Church in the early 1900's.

Our Motto:  Unity & Charity 

Our Mission Statement:  Catholic Daughters of the Americas strives to embrace the principle of faith working through love in the promotion of justice, equality and the advancement of human rights and human dignity for all.

Court Officers
Regent:  Kimberley Kavanaugh
First Vice Regent:  Debbie Blake
Financial Secretary: Fran Underwood
Recording Secretary:  Joanne Pulaski
Treasurer:  Kathleen Arensmeyer
District Deputy:  Elaine McNutt
Chaplain: Rev. Msgr. William Hodge
Regular business meetings of the Court are held on the First Tuesday of the month - September through May at 7:00 pm.

"To Serve The Lord With Gladness" (Psalms 100:2)

Circle of Love Activities

Spiritual Enhancement = liturgies, church ministries, prayer and reflection.

Quality of life = apostolate, sunshine committee, homeless & hungry.

Youth = sponsor softball team, annual prolife in Washington, DC.

Education = scholarships GCHS & Jr. High, education contest.

Upcoming Events

1 - Business meeting

 6 - Business meeting
18 - Catholic Daughter's Day
TBA- Boscov's Friends helping Friends

3 - Business meeting
TBA - Deceased member's mass
TBA - Change auction
TBA - Thanksgiving baskets

1 - Business meeting 

5 - Business meeting

2 - Business meeting

For More Information - Please Contact:

Court Information:  Regent - Kim Kavanaugh at

Membership Information:  Dawn Toal at

Website Information:  Kimberley Kavanaugh at

Our Patroness:
The Blessed Mother