Catholic Daughters of the Americas

      Massachusetts State Court

                     Important Announcements
CONGRATULATIONS to the members of the Massachusetts State Court for a successful 50th Biennial State Convention April 28-30.
Your newly elected State Board:  Left to right:  State Treasurer Judi Shooter, 2nd Vice State Regent Pat Adams, State Regent Patricia McShane, 1st Vice State Regent Nancy Meehan, and State Secretary Carol Ghiloni  with State Chaplain Father William Salmon and National Regent Helene Shepard in background.
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Just a friendly reminder that the EDUCATION CONTEST for this year is due to your local court chairman by February 15thFIRST PLACE ENTRIES ONLY are due to your state chairman postmarked no later than March 15th.    Attached is the information and forms if you have misplaced them.
Please send to Nancy Meehan, State Education Chairman, 5 Elder St, Framingham, MA 01702.
Click here for form in English. Click here for Spanish version.
On August 28th, 2016 we celebrated the institution of Court Queen of Peace #2724 at St. Mary's Church in Foxboro.  Father Matthew Westcott was installed as their Court Chaplain.  Fifteen ladies participated in the installation and two additional women came forward after the ceremony to be installed.  May God bless these ladies and their new Court throughout their new CDA year and beyond.
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This year is starting off grand with the birth of Matthew James Adams, grandson of 2nd Vice State Regent Pat Adams.  Congratulations to proud parents Brian and Jessie!

Let us join in the celebration of the Miracle of Birth:  Past State Regent Linda Coletti and husband Dave are thrilled with the birth of their first grandchild 8/16/2015, Ryan Daniel Coletti, son of Michael and his wife Shana. Thanks be to God for this blessing in the Coletti family!
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                              In Loving Memory
                              Patricia A. Devine
           February 5, 1931 to  August 4, 2013
              Massachusetts Past State Regent (2005-2007)
          Member of Court Brookline #488
It is with heartfelt sorrow that we note the passing of Past State Regent Patricia A. Devine.  We honor the service she gave to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, especially here in Massachusetts.  Our sympathy lies with her family and friends as well as her countless sisters in CDA.  May she rest in peace.
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Sr. Ann M. Moynihan, C.S.J.
Sr. Ann Moynihan,  C.S.J.
Massachusetts CDA Spiritual Advisor

 March 29, 2012

To Our Beloved Sr. Ann,
You have always been there with all of us every step of our way. You made us laugh, you told us to be the very best that we could, you gave to us and showed us your unconditional love. You fought a strong battle and when you received the news that you were ill, like your humble patron St. Joseph that you served, you sat quietly and accepted what was to be. You said that you were ready for whatever His will was and that you were at peace. You always shared how you felt privileged in your service as our CDA Spiritual Advisor here in Massachusetts, however, Sr. Ann that privilege was OURS. Then on Thursday March 29, 2012, the  day  came when Our Lord called you home proclaiming “Well done good and faithful servant, Come to my table". You are at PEACE. You are with TRUE LOVE. You are with Our Risen Lord and Our Blessed Mother. We will always and forever hold your LOVE for us in our HEARTS, as we are your "WOMEN WHO EMBRACE THE VALUES OF THE GOSPEL".
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