Holy Name Roman Catholic Church


Catholic Daughters of the Americas


Court Ebensburg 680

Member of National, State, and Diocesan Courts

89 Years of "Unity and Charity"

Chartered on August 21, 1921, with 74 Charter members. 

State Regent:  Laraine A. McGinnis
District Deputy:  Dorotheann Simendinger


Court Officers 2010 - 2012

Chaplain:  Rev. Msgr. David A. Lockard
Regent:  Doreen Braniff
Vice Regent:  Rose Puleo
Recording Secretary:  Debra Columbus
Financial Secretary:  Sandy Inzana
Treasurer:  Millie Bodenschatz

Honorary Members

Sr. Alice Louise Davis, RSM
Sr. Margie McGuire, CCW

Membership:  150

Membership: email:  doreenbraniff@hotmail.com  or call 814-472-6847

A Mass is offered weekly for Court Ebensburg's living and deceased chaplains and members.

  For more information go to our national website at www.catholicdaughters.org



This Mission Statement communicates to our members, through out patronage to Mary, our Mother, a deep faith in her Son, Jesus Christ, and a devotion to the Church.  Our programs offer members an opportunity to develop their special God-given talents in a meaningful way to influence the welfare of the Church and all mankind.  The mission of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is:
  • To focus on the gifts of the Holy Spirit for success in our Church and our community;
  • To value the well-being of the Church, our community, and all peoples throughout the world;
  • To participate in the religious, charitable, and educational apostolates of our Church;
  • To embrace the principle of faith working through love in the promotion of justice, equality, and the advancement of human rights and dignity of all.
In recent years, the court has contributed to:  CDA National and State charities; tuition assistance to the three parochial elementary schools in Ebensburg, Loretto, and Nanty Glo; Mt. Aloysius College scholarships; Poetry Contest prizes and Religion Awards for graduates; Diocesan pro-life; Morality in Media; Legion of Mary rosary rallies; Birthright of Johnstown/Ebensburg; Mom's House; Ebensburg Food Pantry; St. Vincent de Paul; Hinche, Haiti; etc.  Also, sizable contributions have been made to help support a seminarian; to the Ebensburg Public Library; to the Young People's Community Center; to the Cambria County Historical Society; and to the Bishop Carroll High School Endowment.


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