Our Mission

“Catholic Daughters of the Americas strives to embrace the principles of faith
working through love in the promotion of justice, equality and the advancement
of human rights and human dignity for all.”


A Thanksgiving Prayer

Heavenly Creator,
In this season of gratitude and abundance,
we give You thanks for our many blessings
as we pray for all who struggle with hunger and want.
Be with them in the dark of night, when all hope seems lost.
Keep their faith strong as they await relief.
And let Your goodness flow through our hearts and hands
as we reach out to one another in the full, true joy
of Thanksgiving in Christ…Amen


Invoices for State Dues have been mailed…Thank you for
taking care of these promptly!


We are called to Social Justice…Stay on top of current issues here!


Web Bytes…

Greetings Sisters in Christ!  Welcome to our IA Catholic Daughters of the Americas website.  We pray you enjoy surfing the website for news and information.

Fall has arrived and the colors are amazing! Hopefully everyone involved in the harvest is staying safe and dry. Fall is also a time for fundraisers and court projects. Let me know what’s going on in your court! I’m sure many of you had CDA Sunday events…please share your celebrations! Take a few minutes to look at the new National and State Awards page. Our Iowa courts were well represented at the National Convention in Sioux Falls!!

And, as always, if you have any pictures or news articles that you would like added to your court’s web page; please send it to: Chris Peiffer; Webmaster – rcpeiffer@cloudburst9.net.  Article format preference is “pdf”and all photos must be a jpeg format limited to 5 MB. Please type “CDA” in the subject line of the email, I will respond as soon as possible so you know that it has been read. Feel free to “snail mail” also.

As Catholic Daughters we support so many worthy charities, let us not overlook those closest to us who would feel joy just by a smile or a greeting.  Let us personify the Catholic Daughter motto “In Unity and Charity”, invite someone to join this wonderful organization of Catholic sisterhood. Stay tuned for more news and updates…happy clicking!

Congratulations to Court St. Rose #350, Dyersville
who celebrated 100 years of service!
See photos of the event on their page!

The Fall Voice Has Arrived!
Click to Enjoy all 24 Pages!

November 23rd is the deadline for submissions for the Winter issue.


Hope you’ve been enjoying the fall issue.


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Pray For All Catholic Daughters and their families.

**Pray for all those affected by disaster: hurricane, fire, flood.

**Pray for all affected by violence and abuse.

**Pray for all teachers and students returning to school.

**Pray for our new National Officers and National Directors installed at the Sioux Falls convention.

**Pray for all newly elected court officers that they will carry out their duties will the full support of our members.

 **Pray for all Care Givers that they may find the strength to carry the cross they are given.

**Pray for guidance of our State Officers who are working diligently on new Iowa Courts.

We pray to the Lord…Lord hear our prayer.

**Thank you CDA Prayer Warriors!

Webmaster Chris Peiffer  rcpeiffer@cloudburst9.net

State Regent Jan Grundmeyer  jjgrundmeyer@hotmail.com