MEMBERSHIP IN THE CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the AMERICAS
Membership in the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Are you looking for a way to help the less fortunate in your community? Or are you considering how to take an active role in your church parish community, state, or nation? Are you wondering how you can help people or your community with a tragedy? The Catholic Daughters of the Americas help others by building homes for the less fortunate through “Habitat for Humanity,” fighting pornography, supporting religious, fighting abortion and euthanasia, helping disaster relief efforts, and much more.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is one of the largest Catholic women’s organizations in the world. Founded in 1903 by the Knights of Columbus, the organization has flourished under the motto of “Unity and Charity.” Currently approximately 70,000 Catholic women are members. With the guidance of the Blessed Mother as their patron, Catholic Daughters is a group of “God’s Active Angels” reaching out to others with helping hands, having a good time, gaining new friends, and offering help and understanding to all.
Membership in the Catholic Daughters of the Americas organization is possible for women 18+, girls 6 to 17, and ladies attending college. Any woman of the Catholic faith who wishes to belong to CDA is welcome to join. Girls 6 to 17 years of age can join JCDA in an area where the adult CDA court is established, and ladies attending college may join their Campus court if one is established.
Joining the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is a wonderful gift from God. Through CDA you are able to share your talents and gifts. As a member of CDA you are able to work with other Catholic women who share like values. The current membership theme is “CDA: BOGO! Bring one; Gain one!” Our membership enriches our spiritual, social, and missionary life, through our Circle of Love Program. If you are interested is establishing a court in your parish community, 15 members are required to begin. Maybe you would like to know if there is an established court in your area. For more information and guidance contact National Membership Chairman, Olga Samaniego.
Father Matthew’s Sunday Reflection
Sometimes the right thing to say is nothing. Reverent silence is a powerful thing, and our words often get in the way. Saint Peter gives us a great example of this during the Transfiguration in our Gospel passage this Sunday.
This contact info is for the benefit of members and those interested in asking questions about joining CDA. If you are a vendor or if you are seeking a donation, you must direct all information or questions to the National Regent only.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas strives to embrace the principle of faith working through love in the promotion of justice, equality, and the advancement of human rights and human dignity for all.