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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.


“Be Not Afraid!”     St. John Paul the Great

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 17,000 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 Pope Francis' monthly intentions and that all Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.
  • That young people will surrender generously to God’s call and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.
  • For the sake of "one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
  • For world leaders to respect humanity, dignity and religious liberty.
  • For the sick and lonely, for those who have no one to pray for them, and for an end to all acts of violence and hatred.
  • That God's Will be done in and through all deliberations of the Texas State Convention.

Latest News

    Event Calendar

    Event Calendar

    The Diamond Anniversary Texas CDA History Book

    2017 State Convention

    Adorned in purple and gold, and busy as a bee, members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas® (CDA) across Texas gathered in Corpus Christi’s American Bank Center with joy and anticipation of the 50th Biennial State Convention and the 100th Anniversary celebration

    Summer - Quarterly Newsletter

    My Dear CDA Sisters, I want to thank you for your trust and faith in allowing me to be your State Regent for the term 2015-2017. It was an honor working for you and with your help we accomplished all our goals that we set for our state court at the beginning of my term.

    57th Biennial National Convention

    July 17-22, 2018
    Sioux Falls, SD

    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.