Who Are the Catholic Daughters of Americas?

The CDA was formed over 100 years ago and today numbers 66,000 dues-paying members in 1,150 courts (local chapters) in 45 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Kenya, and Peru.  Catholic Daughter women enjoy each other’s company at meetings and work hard for their parishes and communities.  Deeply spiritual, together they share faith, love of God and a distinctly feminine spirituality alluded to by Pope John Paul II when he spoke of the necessity of “feminine genius” in today’s world.  The program includes concerns of today’s church and society as well as issues that affect the well-being of women and children.  The Legislative Program encourages interested members to learn about laws that may influence their faith and to contact their state representatives to make their personal positions known through Operation Morning Star [The Catholic Daughters of the Americas does not endorse political candidates].

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CDA at St. Helen's


The Court of St Helen of the Cross meets the 2nd Sunday of every month except for July and August (we do not meet) from 10:30 am to approximately 11:30 am in the main parish hall.  Any Catholic women ages 18+ who are interested in joining, may attend a meeting as a guest then are urged to join.

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