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Catholic Daughters

Catholic Daughters

Court St. Elizabeth Ann Seton #2291 
St. Patrick Church, Cedar Falls, IA

Women of all ages in the parish are invited to become members of Catholic Daughters. To learn more, contact Regent Wahneta Haywood at wahneta.haywood@gmail.com.

About Catholic Daughters

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.

Our Motto: Unity and Charity

Our Purpose: As the largest organization of Catholic women in the Americas and founded through the Knights of Columbus Catholic men's organization, our purpose is to participate in the religious, charitable and educational Apostolates of the Church.

Serving God by Serving Others: Lord, we ask you to bless our court. Make us a family of one heart and one mind in love for you. Grant that our common life and work may be an example to all around us. Guide our chaplain, regent and officers in their work. Make us one mind in truth and one heart in charity. Acknowlege the prayers and petitions of our members, and keep us secure in your love. We ask this in union with Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior.  Amen

Local Information

Regent: Wahneta Haywood    Email Wahneta
Vice Regent: Rita Durchenwald
Recording Secretary: Rosi Klemmensen
Financial/Membership Secretary: Carol Ann York
Treasurer: Carol Jacobi

Members are encouraged to:
  1. serve on at least one committee each year by helping with a program, project or refreshments
  2. collect cans/bottles for redemption to fund a scholarship for a HS graduating senior from our parish
  3. donate food or money for our major fundraiser
Membership dues are $30/year and are payable on or before the September meeting. 

2017-18 Calendar 

Meetings are at 6:30 PM in the Commons unless indicated otherwise.

  • September 11  Salad supper
  • October 2  Evening retreat at American Martyrs Retreat House - meal at 5:30 (reservation needed)
  • November 13  Meet at World's Window at 6 PM for tour and shopping. Return to Commons for meeting.
  • December 11  Soup Supper hosted by CDA officers
  • January 8  Jackie Micu, Outreach Coordinator, Saint Patrick
  • February 12  Make Valentines for local care center (TBD)
  • March 12  March Madness Social & Games
  • April 9  Tracey Ryan-Wiering, Faith Formation and Rosie Guerrero, Youth Ministry
  • May 14  Family Recipe Potluck followed by Election of Officers
  • June 11  St. Vincent de Paul presentation

Special Events

  • October 15, 2017 National CDA Sunday. Coffee and donuts after 7:30 and 9:30 AM Masses by CDA
  • November 11-12, 2017  Annual Fundraiser: Casserole and Chile Sale after all Masses
  • January, 2018  Begin accepting applications for CDA Mary Wood Scholarship  Information and application
  • February, 2018  Education Contest  More info

Prayer: Lord God, You blessed Elizabeth Ann Seton with gifts of grace as wife and mother, educator and foundress, so that she might spend her life in service to Your people. Through her example and prayers may we learn to express our love for You in love for one another. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, forever and ever. Amen

Prayer from the St. Elizabeth Seton School (Naples Florida) from Ordinary People Extraordinary Lives.

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