The Queen of Peace Circle of the Daughters of Isabella were hosts of the California State Convention on Sept. 21 at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Galt. Visiting circles were St. Anne’s, of Lodi, St. Joachim Unity, of Lockeford and St. Therese, of Daley City.
Susan Suchy, the international secretary-treasurer, was welcomed and installed the new state officers. They are: Virginia Savko, regent; Melitta Heli, secretary; Laurie Cotulla, treasurer; Willie Santamaria, Kathi Yount and Carolyn Hadden, auditors. Deacon Karl Welsbacher, state chaplain, presided at a communion service, blessed the new officers and led the group in other prayers.
The motto, “Unity-Friendship-Charity” was evident as everyone enjoyed the day, donated to a baby shower for the Lodi Pregnancy Resource Center, enjoyed lunch catered by Sandra, attended a memorial service for deceased “Daughters” and participated in a raffle.
— Source: Daughters of Isabella