Catholic Daughters, Court of St Barbara #2153

Catholic Daughters of the Americas®

Formed in 1903, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas® is one of the Oldest and Largest Organizations of Catholic Women.

The CDA motto is "Unity and Charity". Under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas are united by their faith in Jesus Christ, in their devotion to the Church and the Holy Father, Pope Francis.

CDA Mission Statement

The purposes of the organization are to participate in the religious, charitable and educational Apostolates of the Church. Catholic Daughters of the Americas engages in creative and spiritual programs which provide its members with the opportunity to develop their God-given talents in meaningful ways that positively influence the welfare of the Church and all people throughout the world.  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.    

Catholic Daughters of the Americas provides its members with updated programs to serve the current needs of church and country.The programs cover a vast scope of activities beginning at the parish level and expanding into all concerns of today's church and society.                     

 Court of St Barbara # 2153, DeRidder

Catholic Daughters, Court of St. Barbara, our local chapter here at St Joseph meets on the First Monday of every month.  We are very involved in the parish in many ways.  We sponsor a annual scholarship , organize rosaries that are said in homes of shut ins, hold an Annual Easter egg hunt and provide bereavment meals for parishioners families. We are very active in ProLife Apostolate and Morality in Media.  If you are interested in joining or would like more information, contact Bea Fontenot, Regent @ or call the church office at 463-6878.

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Regent: Margaret

Vice Regent: Tobi

Recording Secretary: Veronica Chaumont

Financial Secretary: Cathy Lawrence

Treasurer: Debra Smith

Chaplain: Rev. Jude Brunnert, M.S.

District Deputy: Melina Dally  


Bea Fontenot, Regent at Pro Life Rally 2013

"BARC" St Patrick's Day Party 2014




Blessed Mother Mary, Patroness of Catholic Daughters of the Americas

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