Submitted by: Alma Hickel
The Grand Council of Catholic Ladies Relief Societies of the Sacramento Diocese held their 122nd Convention at Christ the King Retreat Center in Carmichael on May 11-12, 2015.
The Grand President, Lorraine Overton from the Chico Catholic Ladies Relief Society presided both days.
Auxiliary Bishop Myron Cotta and Grand Chaplain Father John Sullivan of the group celebrated the Mass on Monday, and Grand Chaplain Father Sullivan and Father Nicholas Ho concelebrated the Mass on Tuesday.
Regular Business sessions were held both days.
On Tuesday, installation of new Grand Officers was done by Past Grand President Mariann Clark fo Citrus Heights. New Grand President, Barbara Giusti of Citrus Heights was installed along with the other Grand Officers.
Vicky Stegall of the Colusa Society was installed as Grand Deputy and Mary Overton of the Colusa Society as a member of the Grand Board of Directors.
Attending from Colusa were Past Grand Presidents, Rose Buria, Mary Overton, Eileen Davies and Vicky Stegall. Other members attending were Alicia Mena, Valeria Royal, Bobbi Jo Seaver, Susan Walsh, Alma Hickel, and Colusa’s President, Marge Wallace, who was the Grand Marshal at this Convention. Mary Overton was Grand Musician for the event.
The Chico Catholic Ladies Relief Society were hostesses for the convention.
Next Years convention will be at the same time and same location and hosted by the Citrus Heights Catholic Ladies Society on May 10 & 11, 2016.
The Catholic Ladies Relief Society of Colusa held their May meeting recently. The Nominating Committee selected the following new officers for the coming year. Past President, Susan Walsh; President, Marge Wallace; Senior Vice President, Alicia Mena; Junior Vice President, Rosemary Hicks; Recording Secretary, Megan Farrell; Treasurer, Janita Smith; Financial Secretary, Mary Overton; Marshal, Barbara Reece; Guard, Silvia Davis; Board of Directors, Eileen Davies, Jerry Steidlmayer, Bobbi Jo Seaver, Lucille Imhoff, and Alma Hickel. All members are invited to dinner at 6:00 PM at Louis Carios for the Jun social on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Reservations are needed, contact Vick Stegall. <