Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA), Court Daughters of St. Elizabeth of Hungary #2584, recently were awarded six “Circle of Love” awards at the 50th Biennial Texas State Court Convention held at Corpus Christi, American Bank Center, April 20-23, 2017. CDA Courts are encouraged to serve their Church, the Order, Court, and their Community in the “Circle of Love,” areas of Education, Family, Leadership, Legislation, Quality of Life, Spiritual Enhancement and Youth/JCDA.

CDA Court 2584 received six awards in Category II: 1st Place - Education; 2nd Place - Leadership; 2nd Place - Legislative; 3rd Place – Quality of Life; 3rd Place – Spiritual Enhancement; 3rd Place – Youth/JCDA; and Read Across America Certificate. Court Regent Sandra Cantu entered a pencil drawing in the Adult Education – Art Division IV, and was awarded 2nd Place and a monetary award.

The “Circle of Love” program assists Catholic Daughters in working with the Church and community. “If we are to be ‘Jesus hands and feet’ as is pledged in the Act of Consecration during the Installation Ceremony, then we must use the talents He gave us, become educated in new fields, volunteer our services and financial assistance where needed,” as noted in