Lincoln (SNR) - Catholic Daughters of the Americas from across the state of Nebraska will gather for their 48th biennial state convention in Lincoln April 5-7.
The convention will be held at the Embassy Suites downtown. It will begin Friday afternoon with a living rosary, followed by speakers Father Christopher Kubat, director of Catholic Social Services; Jim Bertrand talking about the Shroud of Turin, and Father Paul Vasquez, CDA state chaplain.
Saturday will consist of the business meeting along with Lauren Garcia from the Nebraska Catholic Conference, and Jessyca Vandercoy will present on human trafficking.
After the banquet Saturday evening, Kris McGregor, director of Discerning Hearts, will speak.
The business meeting will conclude on Sunday morning followed by Mass and the installation of the newly elected state officers for 2019-21.
Through a grant from Humanities Nebraska, “Yesterday’s Lady,” Sue McLain will present “A Century of Fashion” at Sunday’s luncheon.
The Nebraska Catholic Daughters of the Americas include women throughout Nebraska and total more than 2,400 members.