Catholic Daughters of the Americas 2731

Court Christ the Good Shepherd 2731

Court Christ the Good Shepherd 2731

Court Christ the Good Shepherd 2731 Court Christ the Good Shepherd 2731

State Projects

American Wheelchair Mission - non-profit organization with a goal to deliver brand new, free wheelchairs and mobility aids to physically disabled children, teens and adults throughout the world who are without mobility or the means to acquire a wheelchair.

Coalition for Life - Blue Bus - This is a Mobile Crisis Pregnancy Center, offering help tot girls who are facing a crisis pregnancy. "Ending abortion in Houston..Peacefully and prayerfully."

Habitat for Humanity, TX - Brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Memorial Mass Scholarship Fund - Committee members keep on hand a supply of Mass Cards. Cards are available at no cost from the Texas State Court. The money is dispersed by the Texas State Court in scholarships for graduating high school seniors. To qualify: graduating seniors who are JCDA members and/or graduating seniors who are relatives of living CDA members, AND the graduating senior’s hosting court has donated at least $50 to the Memorial Scholarship Fund. In the first 13 years of this program, $346,950 has been awarded to qualifying seniors! Spring 2016, 42 students were awarded, in the amount of $37,250! There is also a contest for most sales with awards being presented at the state convention.

Father Bob Dunn, the State Chaplain in Corpus Christi, prays for all our intentions the first Friday of each month during the Celebration of Mass. Mass cards are $5.00, with $2.50 to go to the State and $2.50 to go to a charity of our Court's choice. It is your opportunity to give the gift of prayer, as well as contribute to the Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Texas Disaster Relief Fund - The Texas CDA State Board maintains and distributes contributions from the local courts and members throughout Texas. The CDA Texas Disaster Relief has been instrumental in the aid and support to areas in Texas that were stricken by Tornados, Hurricanes, Floods, and other devastating incidents.

Eternal Word Television Network - At the 2017 CDA State Convention held in April in Corpus Christi, the membership approved to add a new State Project -- the Eternal Word Television Network, better known as (EWTN). EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world, reaching over 268 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. The mission of EWTN is to communicate the teachings and the beauty of the Catholic Church and to help people grow in their love and understanding of God and His infinite mercy.

Missions of Mercy "MOM"

Annunciation Maternity Home Georgetown - This is the only Nationally Accredited maternity home in Texas licensed to provide FREE services to young women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.

Cameron Park Colonia Brownsville - After School Tutorial Project , helping students with their homework in Science, English and Mathematics. 

Sasa Juan Diego Houston - A shelter, safe home, hot meal, a school and a clinic. These men and women (and children) are supported by assisting them to secure employment and helping them get into their own residence.

Missionaries of Charity Dallas - The Mother Teresa's Sisters, Missionaries of Charity, Dallas, serve the poorest of the poor, both spiritually and monetarily. They provide essential foods to over 400 families per month, all of whom have been carefully screened by the Sisters to ensure that they are truly in need. Each week bags are filled with rice, beans, flour, fresh fruits, vegetables and breads purchased with donations or brought by individuals and organizations.

The Sisters also maintain the Our Lady of Guadalupe Maternity Shelter for homeless pregnant women by providing a safe place to rest while protecting the lives of their unborn babies. After giving birth, the mothers are helped to start anew in the outside world.

The Sisters of Charity teach catechism classes and summer programs at the St. James Parish in Dallas. They help many students prepare for school by obtaining school supplies and new shoes. The Sisters provide Thanksgiving turkeys and children’s Christmas parties with gifts for entire families that would have nothing otherwise. 

All CDA courts are invited to participate in this most worthy cause.
Suggestions for helping:

  • Newborn clothing, sleepers, socks, receiving blankets.
  • Baby supplies – diapers (all sizes), wipes, lotion, powder, baby shampoo, soap.
  • Maternity, infant and small children’s clothing.
  • Women’s shampoo, conditioner, lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, tissues, razors
  • Food
  • Money – for bus passes, personal items, basic necessities