“You, as women, have your own gift to offer to the Church – a gift that is very precious and very needed.”

– Joseph Cardinal Bernadin
Former Archbishop of Chicago and
Episcopal Advisor to the Daughters of Isabella

About Us

The first circle of the Order was founded in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1897, for the purpose of uniting all Catholic women in a sisterhood to achieve the following aims…

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From the International Regent

Welcome to the Daughters of Isabella, one of the largest organizations of Catholic women, who strive each day to live their motto of Unity, Friendship and Charity…

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What We Offer

We have so many things to offer to Catholic women who want to be a part of
the Daughters of Isabella

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Recent News

Circle of the Quarter – Haubstadt Circle #151, Haubstadt IN

Daughters of Isabella Haubstadt Circle #151and the Haubstadt Knights of Columbus Council 2215 worked together for the celebration of the 75th Anniversary to the priesthood of Fr. Hilary Meny, their local 100 year old priest. With the co-operation of the Knights who hosted the celebration, the members of Haubstadt Circle 151 prepared and served a two hour reception for the hometown priest. Fr. Meny still says daily mass at home. His 75th Anniversary to the priesthood, actually on May 14, was celebrated on May 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.   Fruit and vegetable trays and dozens of assorted homemade cookies made by the Daughters of Isabella members, and drinks were served by the Daughters to assembled family and friends of Fr. Meny. This activity not only encourages the Knights and the Daughters to work together; it also highlights the importance of vocations.

2015 State Regent and State Vice Regent Meeting

2015 State Regent and State Vice Regent MeetingThe meeting was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut, August 7 and 8, 2015 with many State Regents and Vice Regents from the United States and Canada in attendance. The theme for our 2016 International Convention at the Green Valley Ranch Hotel in Henderson, Nevada, was chosen. Information were transmitted to help them to promote our Order and the membership growth. The role and responsibilities of the State Regents were also discussed and up-to-date sheets of the “State Regents Manual” were distributed.

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