Court St. Louis 

#2579 Clarksville, Maryland 

The CDA Mission Statement

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.

Join Us!

Guests are WELCOME to attend our

General Business Meetings on the

3rd Wednesday of the month.

 Our next general business meeting is

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Social Gathering begins at 7:00 PM

General Business Meeting begins at 7:30 pm.

No General Business Meetings in January or February of 2020


Who stole the precious jewel! Help solve the mystery of the jewelry heist!

Saturday January 25, 2020 at 7:00PM  
Join us for an interactive fun evening of mystery, wine, 
non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers. 

Tickets are $50 per person 

We have contracted with The Murder Mystery Company who will send professional sleuths/entertainers to help us find out who took the Jewel. 

Food and wine by Salernos Restaurant 
and Catering in Eldersburg, Maryland. 

Proceeds will support our charities such as Lazarus Caucus, 
Habitat for Humanity, and Smile Train. 

This promises to be a fun filled evening with lots of laughter, friendship, camaraderie as well as good food and libations! 

Please consider getting a table together and inviting your friends, family, and co-workers to join us in this fun event! 

Tickets will be on sale after all Masses in January, or by contacting Daria McGehee at or 410-935-8966. 

The snow date is Saturday February 1, 2020.

Does your organization need charitable funds?  Our Charity Committee is now taking applications from organizations seeking funds.  Click below to print the application, fill it out, scan and email to Dede Walsh.

CDA Charity Donation Application Form

Send to:  Dede Walsh, Regent

Questions regarding this website or the CDA Court #2579 activities at St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville, Maryland should be sent to the attention of Dede Walsh, Regent and Webmaster at or call 240-464-4387.


Mgsr. Luca




Dear CDA Sisters,

Someone said there are basically two kinds of people in the world: those who divide people into two kinds of people and those who do not.  The prophet Jeremiah does indeed say that there are two kinds of people (see Jeremiah 17:5-10).  One kind he calls cursed and the other he calls blessed.


The life of the cursed he compares to a low bush in the desert, inhabiting a parched and desolate wilderness.  The life of the blessed, on the other hand, he compares to a tree planted by the waters that spreads its roots out by the river.  Its leaves are green; its fruit is bountiful.   Two kinds of people.  For one life is...


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