Ludington resident elected national director for Catholic Daughters of America.

August 10, 2016
Marialice Sagan

Marialice Sagan


Marialice Sagan was recently elected national director for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in the Americas(  She was elected at the organization’s 56th Biennial National Convention in Pittsburgh, attended by 919 members, voting delegates and clergy from across the country.

As a national director, Sagan is part of the organization’s top national leadership, consisting of five national officers and nine National Directors who administer, set policy and establish goals for the Catholic Daughters.

Sagan is a member of Court Ludington #745 in Ludington. She has been a member for 26 years. The Rev. Wayne Wheeler is court chaplain. Sagan worships at St. Simon Parish in Ludington. Court Ludington was chartered in 1922. There are currently 77 members.  Among the local charities the court supports are St. Simon food pantry and West Shore Pregnancy Center.  For further information about the court, please contact Rose DeLoof, 231-843-3870,

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas was formed over 110 years ago and today numbers over 68,000 dues-paying members in 1,250 courts (local chapters) in 45 states across the country, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.  Catholic Daughter women enjoy each other’s company at meetings, share Catholic spirituality and work hard for their parishes and communities.

For more information about the National Catholic Daughters, call National Executive Director Mary Impellizeri at 212-877-3041; email her; or visit


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