North Dakota Catholic Daughters of the Americas
Kathy Kennedy, State Regent
"In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven."
                                                                                                                                                                                   Matthew 5:16

50th Biennial North Dakota State

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Convention:


May 5th-7th, 2017


hosted by Court Immaculate Conception #322

Ramada Bismarck Hotel

1400 E Interchange Ave,​    

Bismarck, ND



     The North Dakota state officers and members of  Court Immaculate Conception #322 in Bismarck, ND are delighted to be hosting and wish to extend this invitation for you to attend the ND Catholic Daughters of the Americas Biennial State Convention May 5-7, 2017 in Bismarck. The Convention headquarters is the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center.

     We have been working diligently to prepare a memorable Convention for CDA members and their guests.

     Come celebrate the accomplishments of the past two years, enjoy many great speakers, daily Mass, socializing and discover new ideas to grow spiritually and to be of service to others.

     During the Convention Court Immaculate Conception #322 will be celebrating 100 years.

                                                                                                        Unity and Charity,

                                                                                                        Delores Friedt, Regent
                                                                                                        Court Immaculate Conception #322

Deadlines for 2017 Convention:

  • January - "Call to Convention" sent by State Regent
  • Submission of packets by candidates for State Office - Deadline February 1 (postmarked by) - send to Tacita Splonskowski, Nominating Committee Chairman
  • List of delegates and alternates Deadline February 15 (postmarked by) -  be sent to State Regent
  • State Porject Proposal: Deadlineno later than March 24 - sent to State Regent Kathy Kennedy
  • Convention Registration: ​Deadline March 31 (received by) - mail to 1st Vice State Regent Laurel Ann Dukart
  • Meal Registration: Deadline March 31 (received by) - mail to 1st Vice State Regent, Laurel Ann Dukart
  • Resolutins:  ​Deadline March 31 (received by) - mail to State Regent Kathy Kennedy
  • 2019 State Convention Court Host: DeadlineMarch 31 - to State Regent Kathy Kennedy


Friday, May 5:

   9:00-11:30 a.m.     Registration

   11:00 a.m.               Eucharistic Adoration (1 hour before Mass)

   12:00 p.m.              Vocations Mass - celebrated by Bishop Kagan


   2:30 p.m.                Business Session convenes 



                                   Live Auction

Saturday, May 6:

   7:00 a.m.                Eucharistic Adoration (1 hour before Mass)

   8:00 a.m.                Memorial Mass 


                                   Business Session - reconvenes / elections during this session


                                   Business Session


                                   Banquet supper

                                   Past Regents' Club meeting - following banquet

Sunday, May 7:

   9:00 a.m.               Installation Mass


                                  Warp-up and farewells