Daughters of Isabella seeks readers for Stations of the Cross


JAY — The Daughters of Isabella Circle 677, St. Rose of Lima, met Feb. 8. The meeting was called to order by Regent Denise Rodzen. The Recitation of the Rosary was led by Chancellor Laurieann Castonguay. Recording Secretary Olive Couture read the minutes from the January business meeting.

Castonguay spoke about the upcoming Stations of the Cross, asking if anyone would like to sign up to read at a station. Stations will be held on Feb. 24 at St. Rose at 6.

Thank-you cards were read from the family of Frances Simoneau, Father Tom Lequin and Right to Life, family of Mary Molten. There were no applications for membership. It was mentioned to send a get-well card to Daughter Beverly Fournier, who is in Sandy River Nursing Home.

Rodzen read a letter she received from International. She also pointed out what was found during cleaning out the storage room, small banners made years ago stating what the Daughters are all about: unity, friendship and charity. 

Rita Crowley spoke about the Knights of Columbus free supper that was scheduled for Feb. 11.

Next on the agenda is a benefit supper for Isabelle “Izzy” Newman, a 4-year-old diagnosed with neuroblastoma. The spaghetti supper will be on Feb. 18 at the Knight’s of Columbus Hall in Jay. Anyone who would like to donate bottles can drop them off at Dubes Redemption center in Jay for the Izzy Newman fund.

Past Regent Jackie Castonguay spoke about Daughter Mary Chassie, who went to Washington, D.C.