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:  Elaine McNutt
First Vice Regent:  Kimberley Kavanaugh
Financial Secretary:  Dawn Toal
Recording Secretary:  Joanne Pulaski
Treasurer:  Kathleen Arensmeyer
District Deputy:  Connie Rossi
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

4 - Business meeting
     $1 - $5 Raffle

  2 - Business meeting
16 - Boscov's Day
21 - Catholic Daughters Day

  4 - Thanksgiving Mass
  6 - Business meeting
13 - Chinese Change Auction
TBA Thanksgiving Baskets

4 - Business meeting
TBA Christmas Luncheon

8 - Business meeting

 5 - Business meeting 
TBA Valentines for Seniors

For More Information - Please Contact:

Court Information:  Regent - Elaine McNutt at

Membership Information:  Dawn Toal at

Website Information:  Kimberley Kavanaugh at

Our Patroness:
The Blessed Mother