Who We Are Print

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is the largest national organization of Catholic women in the world dedicated to strengthening their spiritual life through Christ and his Church. Founded in 1903 by the Knights of Columbus in Utica, New York. Catholic lay and religious women, 18 years of age or older, who love and support the Church and wish to participate in social and charitable activities, are welcome.


We are dedicated to our patroness, the Blessed Mother.

Unity and Charity” is our motto.

Catholic Daughters:

     Pray and Inspire

     Cooperate and Involve

     Encourage and Motivate

     Envision and Implement

     Initiate and Volunteer