North Dakota Catholic Daughters of the Americas Website


Dear North Dakota Catholic Daughters,

The members of Court Our Mother of Perpetual Help #2148 in Belfield are pleased to be hosting the 2023 ND Catholic Daughters of the Americas State Convention May 5-7, 2023. Our Court and the State Officers are working hard to plan an enjoyable and informational weekend for all who are able to attend. We look forward to gathering with all of you and your guests in May to celebrate the past two years and plan for the next.

In Unity and Charity

Elaine Johnson, Regent

Court Our Mother of Perpetual Help #2148

Tentative Schedule

​Friday, May 5:

  • 8:30-10:45 a.m. Registration
  • 10:00 a.m. Optional tour of St. John's Ukrainian Catholic Church
  • 11:30 a.m. Vocations Mass
  • Lunch (following Mass)
  • 2:15 p.m. Business Session Convenes
  • Rosary
  • Supper (6:00 p.m.)
  • Auction

​Saturday, May 6

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration
  • 8:00 a.m. Business Session Reconvenes
    • ​Elections to be held during session
  • 11:00 a.m. Memorial Mass
  • Lunch (following Mass)
  • Business Session
  • 6:00 p.m. Social Time
  • 6:30 p.m. Banquet Supper

Sunday, May 7

  • 8:30 a.m. Installation Mass
  • Brunch (following Mass)
  • Tying things up and farewells

Please NOTE:

  • ​All times are Mountain Daylight Time
  • ​This is a tentative/general schedule. Changes may occur due to availability of clergy, speakers, etc. Anticipated meal times are indicated above. Each registrant will be given a booklet with a finalized schedule at registration.
  • Snack breaks will occur during the business sessions, but we recommend / encourage all to bring a cereal bar, piece of fruit, nuts, etc. in case they need something to tide them over between meals and breaks. Coffee and water will be provided throughout the day.

Eucharistic Adoration

The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in St. Bernard's Church Friday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Upon arrival:

  • ​bring auction item(s)
  • bring door prize(s)
  • bring baby sh
  • baby shower item(s)

Prior to opening of convention:

  • submit paperwork for nominations for State Officers - these nominations will come from the floor

Present at business meeting:

  • court symbol & a copy of explanation

Friday, May 5:

  • court scrapbooks - will be judged

53rd Biennial

North Dakota State

Catholic Daughters

of the Americas


"Mary Mother,

Our Perpetual Help,

​Our Refuge and Our Hope"


Friday, May 5 - Sunday, May 7, 2023