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This image is symbolic of Catholic Daughters of the Americas' Circle of Love program. The seven point program of the Circle of Love is bound together by the common interest - LOVE - and indicates the needs of the Church and community best served by the Catholic Daughters.
Each year, Court St. Jane Frances de Chantal #2699 prayerfully discerns over our Circle of Love program and establishes goals for each of our service projects.
What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith, but has no deeds? James 2:14
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and support the community with educational enrichment through annual scholarship contests and promoting literacy across Texas.
For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and support one another with emotional and spiritual kinship through shared values, beliefs, traditions, common experiences, activities and unconditional love. Families praying together, working together and playing together will fully encompass the Circle of Love Program.
If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his own family, he has disowned the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 5:8
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and support members who have a desire to hold leadership roles within local, state and national CDA. Educational and training opportunities are available to support this leadership journey.
I can do all things in Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and to become better informed on public issues as they pertain to Church teachings on morality, human rights, justice and peace. Catholic Daughters of the Americas does not endorse candidates nor any political party.
This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. John 15:12
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and to be helping hands for those in need.
We give our time, talent and treasure with compassion and humility through our various service projects.
As each has received a gift, employ it for one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace. 1 Peter 4:10
Catholic Daughters are called to say YES and encourage our members to develop and nourish a personal relationship with God.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6
Court St. Jane Frances de Chantal #2699 sponsors Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas (JCDA), an organization for girls ages 8 to 18. JCDA goals are to develop character as a Catholic, learn to work for the good of others, grow spiritually in their Catholic faith, and be creative and flexible.
Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her. Luke 1:45
February 6, 2021
Court #2699 presented St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with a $1,000.00 donation for the Our Lady of the Angels Chapel. We were able to raise money in 2020 in honor of our 5th Year Anniversary through various fundraising events. Our donation will go towards the Our Lady of the Angels coloring book that will outline all 27 Saint Relics that will be housed in the new chapel for children to enjoy and learn more about these beautiful Saints.
December 26, 2020 - January 6, 2021
In celebration of the 12 Days of Christmas, Court #2699 promoted a food drive to benefit St. Anthony's Bread - Food Pantry. Members and parishioners donated an item for each day: 26th bag of rice, 27th cereal, 28th peanut butter, 29th jelly, 30th canned fruit, 31st bag of beans, 1st canned corn, 2nd canned green beans, 3rd canned soup, 4th canned tuna, 5th spaghetti sauce and 6th spaghetti noodles.
December 9, 2020
In place of our annual Christmas party and gift exchange, each member drew a name of a fellow CDA Sister. The member picked a favorite charity and donated $25. The member then sent a Christmas card to her Secret CDA Sister with a note that a donation was made in her name.
December 20, 2020
In collaboration with St. Anthony's Kolbe Prison Ministry, Court #2699 along with the Men's A.C.T.S. Ministry, 2020-2021 Confirmation Students and St. Anne's Society, we made over 2,300 homemade Christmas cards with messages of hope, love and Bible versus spreading the Good Word about the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. This was our way of visiting the imprisoned, one of the Corporal Works of Mercy, through Christmas card joy.
December 19, 2020
Members spent the day volunteering at St. Anthony's Bread - Food Pantry by sorting and preparing boxes and bags of food for distribution. We were able to serve over 200 families and provide them with a plentiful meal for the Christmas holiday. We had so much fun we're planning more CDA volunteer days at the Food Pantry starting in April right before Easter.
December 19, 2020
An annual Court #2699 tradition, members donated an assortment of gift cards to fill a beautiful handsewn Christmas stocking by our very own CDA Sister, Susan Reece. The stocking filled with goodies was gifted to this year's St. Anthony's Seminarian "J".
December 17, 2020
Members donated funds to bring Christmas joy to Angela House. Residents received a scented lotion, mist and body wash and residents with children received a $50 Walmart gift card to use to buy Christmas gifts for their kids. All were gifted with goodies bags filled with treats. With the extra funds raised, we were able to purchase small Christmas trees, garland and strands of lights to decorate their rooms.
November 14, 2020
Members hosted luncheons at their homes and invited 6-8 guests for an afternoon of with CDA sisters to "Taste and See the Goodness of the Lord". Each guest reserved a seat at the table by donating $25 to Court #2699. We prayed over our meals together via Zoom, bonded and shared each other's delicious recipes. Total raised was $1,185.00. Proceeds were directed to our general fund to support many of our service projects including our local scholarships. We had such a great time. We'll be planning more fundraiser lunches soon.
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