St. Elizabeth’s Guild

St. Elizabeth’s Guild is an independent organization that provides support for various children’s programs of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, including Padua House, St. John the Baptist Head Start, Isaiah 43 Parenting and Mentoring, Therapeutic Family Services (TFS) and Cornerstone Kids. The Guild has provided monetary support as well as the gift of their time and talent to support the children of Catholic Charities for more than 40 years.



At their January 2017 general meeting, St. Elizabeth’s Guild generously donated $101,000 in support of five Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans programs!

They also supported Catholic Charities through various events in 2016:

Check Presentation During their January General Meeting

The Guild donated the proceeds of their 2015 luncheon, $99,250, to their Catholic Charities programs!

SEG - Check Presentation

Head Start Mardi Gras Parade

A fun-filled morning of New Orleans-style costumes and parading for our Head Start students!


Head Start Spring Treasure Hunt

Students at St. John the Baptist Head Start searched the playground for shapes, candy, prizes and more!


2016 Youth Conference & NYTD (National Youth in Transition Database) Reunion

The youth and former graduates of Independent Living Skills Program enjoyed a day filled with games, guest speakers, and networking hosted and sponsored by the Guild!



Additionally, St. Elizabeth’s Guild’s annual Volunteer Activist Luncheon honors ten outstanding community leaders while raising funds for the Catholic Charities programs they support.



Executive Board

Kathi Zimmerman, President

Kathleen Robert, 1st Vice President

Cindy Paulin, 2nd Vice President

Casey Klaman, Recording Secretary

Joan Ingram, Corresponding Secretary

Karen Pilie, Treasurer

Cindy Wooderson, Immediate Past President

Suzette Herpich, Parliamentarian

Father Mike O’Rourke, Spiritual Director 


To become a member, click here to visit the St. Elizabeth’s Guild website!