Daughters of Isabella

               Daughters of Isabella, Circle 1079, Our Lady of Peace

The Daughters of Isabella is an auxilliary to the Knights of Columbus for the purpose of uniting Catholic women in a sisterhood working together in Unity, Friendship and Charity. The first Daughters of Isabella circle was formed in New Haven, Connecticut in 1897 as a female counterpart to the Rev. John Russell Council of the Knights of Columbus. Our patroness and namesake is Queen Isabel of Spain. A member must be a Catholic women over the age of 16.


The Order of the Daughters of Isabella is a charitable organization of Catholic women founded on the principle of its motto: Unity, Friendship and Charity.

  • As Catholic women and disciples of Jesus Christ, we are called to minister with love, respect and justice to all humanity regardless of age, race, nationality or background. 
  • We recognize that our mission and faith in God calls us to experience love, compassion and mercy by helping those in need.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to God's people by actively living our faith and by being a positive influence in our communities and the world.

Funeral Dinners

The Daughters of Isabella coordinate funeral dinners for the parish. They provide meats, side dishes, drinks, breads and paper goods. They plan the setup and do the cleanup. Parish members are asked to help with contributions of side dishes. 

Parish members are contacted on a rotating basis by D of I members the day before a funeral. 

Please be supportive of their efforts when you are called upon.