Columbiettes & Squirettes


The Columbiettes with the newly forming Squirettes bundling Pillow treats for the Room in the Inn! February 2015

 The Columbiettes organization was founded by the Honorable Margaret Mangan, who worked closely with members of the NYS Knights of Columbus. She became the first Supreme President of the Supreme Council of the Columbiettes on December 3, 1960.

Our members are ordinary women who are practicing Catholics, aged 17 and older, who are proud of reaching out and helping those less fortunate in their communities and around the world.  They are also committed to the preservation of family.  The benefits are many; including spiritual, moral, charitable, educational and social.

Everyone in the Columbiettes participates at whatever level of commitment that makes them comfortable.  We offer an opportunity to give back to your community as well as your Parish and at the same time building friendships to last a lifetime. 

Making Mardi Gras Masks! 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for membership?
Any practicing Catholic aged 17 and older in good standing.  You do not need to be a parishioner in St. Thomas Aquinas Parish.

Where and when do you meet?
We meet the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM in Aquinas Hall.

For additional information: Charmaine Rahman Blythe, President of STA Columbiettes Auxiliary #10505

Sta Columbiettes Open House

You will have the opportunity to meet other women who share your interest and united by our Catholic faith, the Love of our family, our love of country and our commitment to helping others. Our next open house is Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in PC B.

We are Catholic women, 18 years of age and older who support many  different charities and are involved in community activities as well as working collectively with our Brother Knights of Columbus to promote faith and unity. For information:


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