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Catholic Daughters Day proclaimed in Bowman

(L to R) Terry Walter, Margie Russ, Bowman Commission President Lyn James, and Kathy Murray. On Oct. 3 James signed a proclamation declaring Oct. 15 Catholic Daughters Day. (Courtesy Photo)

Bowman City Commission President Lyn James again signed into proclamation that Oct. 15 would be Catholic Daughter’s Day.
The proclamation was signed on Oct. 3 and read as follows: Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, are united by their faith in Jesus Christ, in their devotion to the Church and the Holy See, and
Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas donate to charities, administer scholarship programs and strive “to be helping hands where there is pain, poverty, sorrow or sickness, and Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of Americas was formed over 114 years ago and today numbers 65,000 dues-paying members in 1,150 courts in 45 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands, Kenya, and Peru, and
Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas share faith, love of God and a distinctly feminine spirituality alluded to by Pope St. John Paul II when he spoke of the necessity of the “feminine genius” in today’s world, and
Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of Americas has declared October 15, 2017 Catholic Daughters Sunday and has chosen “Serve the Lord with Gladness” as the theme for that Sunday; therefore, be it
Resolved, That CDA will welcome and embrace all with whom they come in contact as they spread the Joy of the Gospel through prayer and service.