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.”


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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!

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!

The Fall Voice Has Arrived!
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November 23rd is the deadline for submissions for the Winter issue.


Hope you’ve been enjoying the summer issue.


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Pray For All Catholic Daughters and their families.

10/18 Anne Swisher, Past Regent of Court # 49 Castile in Waterloo passed away the weekend of October 14. Anne served as a District Deputy for many years and  was a very dedicated Catholic Daughter.  Please keep Anne and her family in your prayers.  Condolences may be sent to Anne’s husband William Swisher at 828 Cataract in Waterloo, IA 50702.

10/18 Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Rich Witas, husband of Pennsylvania State Regent Peg Rafferty Witas.

**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