State President's Message - April 2018

State President’s April Message

I believe that maybe, just maybe – Spring has ‘almost’ arrived! Soon the harbingers of spring, the crocuses and forsythia will begin to bloom! Then we will know that Spring has sprung!

I pray that all of my Sister Columbiettes had a Blessed and Happy Easter!

Reminders of April events:

  • April 8th (Sunday) –Major Degree hosted by Southeast Chapter at St. Bernadette’s in Parlin

  • April 15th (Sunday) – First and Major Degree hosted by Western Chapter at St. Anthony’s council club in Butler

  • April 19th (Thursday – prior to Chapter meeting) – Major Degree hosted by Southwest Chapter at St. Augustine’s in Kendall Park

  • April 20th -22nd – NJ State Weekend Retreat at San Alfonzo’s

  • April 22nd – Western Chapter 60th Anniversary celebration

  • April 29th – Charity Awards Luncheon and Raffle Drawing

I am looking forward to seeing many of you at the above April events.

Don’t forget to turn in your convention reservation forms, boosters and journal ad. The convention committee has been working extremely hard to make the 2018 State Convention great for all of their Sister Columbiettes!

May the Holy Family bless you and your families.

Vicki Bird

New Jersey State President

State Chaplin’s Easter Message

As we begin to celebrate the Easter Triduum at sunset today you and your families will be remembered in my Masses on Easter Sunday.

It is my prayer that you, your families and those you love will have a Blessed, Peaceful and Joyous Easter


Father Bill Smith

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