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 mankind.”

Congratulations Campus Court 

St. Therese Lisieux #2711!

Court 2711

The Institution of a New Campus Court at Iowa State University, Ames IA. April 22, 2016


Anna Baxter will be held June 26th, 2016

Read about her extraordinary efforts and accomplishments to share and grow Catholic Daughters of the Americas courts in the State of Iowa and Wisconsin – all on the State Events page.

 Our State Regent Darlene Moritz, Share Magazine, Let’s help her reach her goal!


State Officers with National Representative Jo Hammen
State Officers with National Representative Jo Hammen

Your State Officers.  State Regent,  Darlene Moritz : Jo Hammen. National Representative: Kaye Stock, State Secretary : Jan Grundmeyer, 1st Vice State Regent: Karen Kasparbauer , 2nd Vice State Regent and Deb Steger, State Treasurer

 Pope Francis


 “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”) Papal document affirms marriage.  Read more www.usccb.org



Web Bytes…

Social Media Mania!web Twitter, Face Book, Instagram, #hashtag, Website, Email, Texting to name a few. Even the Pope tweets!  What does all this mean?  In today’s rapid paced world you need to reach members where you can and when you can.  If your court has any of these accounts, please let “us” know so we can be “friends” on face book, etc.  Email me your link so we can add it to your court’s page on the State website. Having said all that, our traditional forms of communication and prayer are still rock solid; newsletters, telephone calls, prayer lines and church bulletins are the keys to covering all your bases. They help keep our members informed of upcoming events and/ or issues in our country and world.  The power of prayer is vital in strength in numbers and given we are one of the Oldest and Largest Organizations of Catholic Women in the Americas; well enough said!   Please be sure to add our website address to all your literature and publications as this is essential to retention of our members and recruitment…read more in the Spring VOICE!

The Voice-Fall Edition is posted  Click to See Reminder: Voice Article’s are due May 20th for the Summer Edition.

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All Catholic Daughters and their families.



We pray to the Lord…Lord hear our prayer

Webmaster Rita A. Carlson iowafarmgirl4@hotmail.com

State Regent Darlene Moritz cda4dar@outlook.com