JCDA Court St. Helena of the Cross #2679 was instituted August 24, 2015.  JCDA is the Catholic Daughters youth program for girls who are between the ages 6-18.  JCDA members have four basic goals operating under the motto of Message, Service and Community:

  • Develop ones character as a Christian
  • Learn to work for the good of others
  • Grow Spiritually
  • Be creative and flexible

The JCDA colors are royal blue and white.  JCDA members through love and charity have conducted service projects to benefit our parish and community.

JCDA is unlike other youth programs such as the Girl Scouts and American Girl. It offers our young ladies a great opportunity to engage themselves in spiritual growth, leadership, and service while they remain under the protective umbrella of our Catholic faith!

JCDA members are the present and the future of CDA, our Church, and society. Meetings are generally held the 3rd  Sunday of the Month at 1:30pm in the Dolan Center.  For more information or to become a member contact Denise Beitel by email at denisebeitel@sbcglobal.net.

2020-2022 Officers

Ares Flaherty – President, Secretary
Nia Alvarez – First Vice President, 
Nia Alvarez – Secretary
       tbd – Reporter

Blanket Drive  Cake WalkJCDAPast photos of our beautiful and happy JCDA members.

JCDA completed their Blanket Drive; 111 blankets and 9 jackets were turned over to the Loaves and Fishes Ministry at St. Mark’s Catholic Church.  In January 2020, JCDA made snowmen for the Heartland residents. 

Above our JCDA young ladies celebrate JCDA Sunday with family and Deacon Paul on February 21, 2021 at 10 am Mass.

We want more girls to join. Come join Us!

We gained three more members(totaling 7 members) to our JCDA at our recent meeting on July 18, 2021 at 1:30pm in the Dolan Center. God bless you girls and your families.

So proud of our JCDA little sisters!  Here are some pictures from the June 25-27, 2021 JCDA Convention in Seguin, Texas. The two delegates per our court was Ares Flaharty, President and Nia Alvarez, 1st Vice President. Both are Charter members.

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