CDA COURT #2690 COMMITTEES

Adoration  Mary Jo Perley
Monitors Sign-up Genius for participation each Wednesday 4-5pm

Advent Project Event  Michelle Lee
Organizes the Advent project – this year it was the Holy Family Nativity 

Baby Bottle Boomerang and Respect Life Sunday  Laura Balderrama-Contreras
The Hill Country Pregnancy Care Center in Boerne cares for women with unplanned pregnancies, promotes the sanctity of life, and empowers parents and young people to make Christ-centered choices regarding family life, pregnancy, and sexuality.  The Center is non-profit and is dependent on volunteers and donations to accomplish its mission. Baby bottles are distributed during the weeks after Mother’s Day and are returned a month later with monetary donations which help provide services, materials assistance and support.

Bereavement  Sharon Mecke
Organizing and serving funeral meals

Benedictine Sisters of Boerne Sr. Kathleen Higgins

Respond to the needs of the poor and disenfranchised living in communities near the Texas/Mexican border.  Act as advocates for those less fortunate by providing food, shelter, clothing, financial assistance for education, medical attention and supplies.  Also advocate for those seeking asylum in the United States. 

Blessing in A Backpack  Arleen Skwara

Organizes and publicizes for the weekend of collections for BIBP

Bunco Party  Sandra Butler and Marti delaGarza
The Committee worked hard to host the annual bunco party in February for all the ladies of the parish.  While the party is for recruitment of new members, it also provides fun and fellowship for CDA members to join in and get to know each other.

CDA Rosary
Responsible for the Rosary at monthly meetings

Circle of Love [learn more]  Barbara Vogt
Oversees the spokes of the Circle of Love and prepares yearly reports

  1. Education – Teresa Castro
  2. Family –
  3. Leadership –
  4. Legislation –
  5. Quality of Life –
  6. Spiritual Enhancement – Nancy Roberts
  7. Youth –

Clergy Appreciation  Nancy Roberts and Suzelle Yanes
Organizes yearly priest appreciation dinner and gifts

Easter Egg Project  Marti delaGarza and Amber Bugge
Organizes Easter Project

Epiphany Party 

Co-Chairs:  Hope Hernandez and Jackie Diaz
Organizes the Epiphany Party, for all members and a guest

Father’s Day  Suzelle Yanes
Organizes handout for Father’s Day weekend

Fundraising  Debbie Simnacher

  • Fish Fry  Dorothy Meuth and Heidi Abshire
    Organize the annual Lenten fish fries – fundraiser for scholarships
  • Cookbook & Christmas Ornaments  Michelle Lee
  • Poinsettia Sale  Peggy Pillar, Alma Hilburn and Kathy Hannig
    Our annual Christmas fundraiser that offers our parishioners and guests an opportunity to purchase poinsettias during the holiday season. These beautiful plants can be purchased as thoughtful gifts for loved ones or used to compliment the warmth of your own home’s decor. We also accept donations for the purchase of the poinsettias to decorate our church during this Holy Advent season.

Funerals/Ceremonies  OPEN
Organizes participation in funerals and ceremonies

Hospitality  Alma Hilburn and Kathy Hannig
Organizes food and set up for the meetings

Memorial Cards  Paula Hoeppner
Provides memorial cards for sale in the office and at the meetings.  Prepares a monthly report and distributes it to CDA officers.

Monday Night Rosary  Mary Jo Perley
Monitors Sign-up Genius for Rosary before Monday night mass

Monthly and Urgent Prayer Requests  Nancy Roberts
Gathers and sends out monthly and urgent prayer requests

Newsletter  Donna Oates
Debbie Clayton – proofreader
Collects information, organizes and publishes the bi-monthly newsletter

Parish Festival  Debbie Simnacher
Organizes CDA Court #2690’s part in the annual Parish Festival

  • Basket Extravaganza  Janice Almeida
    Organizes CDA’s basket for the extravaganza

Scholarships  Sydney Muenster
Makes applications available, accepts scholarships and oversees the choosing of recipients.

Senior Ministries (Area Nursing Homes)  Barbara Vogt
Organizes cookies for Care Choice and Angel Gift Basket project

  • Valentines Delivered  Paula Beaton
    Coordinates project with Day 1 Bags to deliver Valentines to nursing homes.

Sunshine Lady  Diane Beaton 
Reaches out to new members welcoming them to CDA and ensuring they are receiving emails from Regent. Point of contact for any questions they have about CDA as new member.

Vet Furniture Project  Barbara Walz
Collects furniture, linens, towels, lamps etc. for delivery to veterans who have qualified for an unfurnished apartment

Website  Janice Almeida and Susanne Henslee
Set-up and manage CDA Court #2690 website

Women’s Shelter  Alma Hilburn
Collect at monthly meetings small personal care products for the use of women at the Shelter.  Deliver these donations and other items for their thrift shop Fabulous Finds.

SPECIAL REQUEST

Aryn Wolf, Assistant Director of Nursing at Riverview Nursing and Rehab, is appealing to CDA for members to adopt a resident who has no family or little family in the area who can visit with them. “We are asking for your time to make a difference in the lives of these women that are in need and are marginalized by society.” If you are able to help with this worthwhile activity, please contact Aryn at [email protected] or call at 830-328-9947.