Watch the **Membership Video from
National Regent Olga Samaniego
Please allow 20 min. if you share the you tube video at your meeting.
What do the Catholic Daughters do?
and love by joining
the Catholic Daughters of the Americas!
Catholic Daughters engage in an expansive array of activities
in pursuit of our mission including support of and involvement in:
- Enhancement of Spiritual Life
- The Holy Father, Bishops and Clergy
- Mission activities
- Catholic Relief Services
- Habitat for Humanity
- Vocations to the religious life
- Mother Teresa
- Right to life
- Adopt-a-Child program
- Battered spouses and child abuse
- Prevention of teen pregnancy and suicide
- Scholarships and educational contests
- Drug and alcohol abuse prevention
- Civic Programs
- Morality in Media
- Prison Apostolate
- Aid to flood and disaster victims
- Apostolate of the Sea
- HIV/AIDS prevention
- Rural life
- Veterans’ support
- Project Handclasp (U.S. Navy)
Why should I join Catholic Daughters?
- Unity with over 70,000 women across the globe
- Practical leadership development
- Community and parish outreach
- Support the Holy Father
- Scholarships for you and your family
- Help shape future leaders through CDA
- The benefits of insurance programs
- Spiritual, social and cultural activities
- Legislative concerns
- Lasting friendships
In addition to opportunities at the local, state and national level
for fellowship with other Daughters who pursue our mission of faith
working through love in the promotion of justice, equality,
and the advancement of human rights and dignity for all,
Daughters experience the opportunity to give and receive.
By giving of your time, talent, ideas, knowledge, dedication,
and enthusiasm, you’ll receive leadership skills, affirmation,
community, broadened horizons, a marked sense of accomplishment
as well as many spiritual benefits.
Iowa Catholic Daughters members receive our
quarterly state newspaper.
The State Newspaper: The Voice
Daughters also receive SHARE, the award-winning,
quarterly magazine of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.
How do I join Catholic Daughters?
Locate a court in or near your city
Contact the regent or financial secretary of the local court.
Ask for details about their meeting dates and times,
the special projects and events they have,
the parish affiliations they have, etc.
Ask to attend their next meeting.
Dues for each local court are different and set by the court membership.
Our Newest Iowa CDA Members!
6 Carroll Carol Greving 524 Muscatine Rita Beecroft
49 Waterloo Rita Harrington 524 Muscatine Gwen Johnson
49 Waterloo Nancy L. Hart 524 Muscatine Kathy Johnson
49 Waterloo Linda Schneider 524 Muscatine Michelle Almandinge
49 Waterloo Linda Stamp 524 Muscatine Laura Custis
49 Waterloo Patricia Eilders 814 West Union Jamie Hoey
94 Iowa City Barbara Thomas 1585 Milford Tammy Delaney
216 Fort Dodge Clare Clabaugh 1585 Milford Teresa Abba
216 Fort Dodge Linda Dencklau 1585 Milford Rebecca Ann Wittrock
216 Fort Dodge Donna E. Foesythe 1714 Jesup Sharon Rose Schares
216 Fort Dodge Sharon Landwehr 1806 Waucoma Ruth Balk
216 Fort Dodge Beverly Schreiber 1945 Ankeny Sandra Garcia
266 Earling Betty Foxhoven 1945 Ankeny Roxanne Petersen
283 Algona Jeanne M. Reding 1945 Ankeny Beverly Whitlatch
283 Algona Joann Briggs 1976 Manchester Sandra Roling
283 Algona Patricia Kuper 1976 Manchester Dorothy A. Palmer
321 Oelwein Mary Kalb 1976 Manchester Carol Meisgeier
388 New Hampton Linda Kapler 2515 Spirit Lake Katie Shaw
408 Spencer Susan D. Watkins 2515 Spirit Lake Rose Spangler
428 Creston Kelly Stull 2515 Spirit Lake Mary Lou Clarke
460 Estherville Coletta Jaeger 2515 Spirit Lake Donna Nellis
495 Independence Mary Finnegan
495 Independence Marlene Tux