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Formed in 1903, under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) are united by their faith in Jesus Christ and their devotion to the Catholic Church. We are one of the oldest and largest Orders of Catholic women in the Americas.

The Texas State Court was organized January 25, 1917. Our Mission Statement is a reflection of the CDA motto of Unity and Charity; "The members of the Texas State and Local Courts love Christ and His Church. We are dedicated to leading others to Christ and to His service through active participation in the Catholic Daughters of the Americas."

The Statue of Our Patroness, Mary, the Blessed Mother of God, is on display at the National CDA office in New York. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Patroness of Texas.


“Everything is possible to the one who has Faith.” Mark 9:23

The Mission Statement of the National Order of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas

“Catholic Daughters of the Americas® strive 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.”

Please feel free to visit our website often. Learn more about Texas CDA and the amazing acts of love and service done by over 16,000 members from our 245 local courts throughout Texas. It’s easy to navigate the CDA State Website by floating your curser over the tool bar tabs; Home, Welcome, Events, Courts, News, About Us, and Projects. Simply left click on a subtitle to open it.

Quarterly Prayer Intentions

The following are the prayer intentions for the current quarter. Please share them with your court members. “Where two or three are gathered in My name, there am I in their midst.” Matthew 18:20

Through the intercession of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, all the Angels and Saints, Lord, humbly hear our prayers.

  • For the needs of Pope Frances, the Holy Church, the aged, marginalized and all those suffering with illness, sorrow or unemployment; that they may seek Gods mercy and blessed by His love and amazing grace.
  • For ALL public authorities, candidates seeking office, and all elected leaders; that they work together for the good of the people and may their decisions respect the dignity of human life.
  • For CDA members who answered “YES” as an officer or chairman; may they rely on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
  • That the Seminarians and those entering Religious life may have mentors who live the joy of the Gospel and prepare them wisely for their mission.
  • That the graduating class of 2016 may focus on the Lords Will throughout the next chapter of their lives.

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Latest News

  • Event Calendar

    Event Calendar
  • Fall - Quarterly Newsletter

    My Dear Sisters in Christ, It has been a joy to have seen so many of you at the state officers training this summer. As you know the officers training workshops started in June and will end in September.

  • 56th Biennial National Convention

    The 56th Biennial National Convention of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) was held July 18-24, 2016, Wyndham Grand Pittsburg Downtown, PA.

  • State and National Awards

             2015 State Awards
             2016 National Awards
  • Astros 2016 Family Day

    It was a home run for the Circle of Love® FAMILY spoke. CDA at the park was a huge event hosted by District #20 in Houston as State Regent Eve Trevino walked on the field in Minute Maid Park and threw in the Ceremonial First Pitch for the Astro vs. the Chicago White Sox game on Saturday, July 2, 2016.

  • Junior Catholic Daughters Biennnal State Retreat

    Junior Catholic Daughters from across Texas gathered on Saturday, June 25, 2016 for a Spiritual Retreat and to celebrate 90 years of JCDA nationally at the Holman Parish Hall in Weimar, Texas.

  • Texas CDA 7th Habitat for Humanity Build, Corpus Christi

             Corpus Christi 2015-2016
             A Hand Up, Dedication & Blessing
  • Fall 2015 SHARE Magazine   SHARE Magazine

    Yes, We Can Do Anything! Texas Responds with a Membership Explosion...Read more