Membership Appeal for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith
The Society for the Propagation of the Faith seeks to foster an ever-deeper spirit of universal mission, to inform Catholics of the life and needs of the Catholic Church in Missions, and to encourage prayer and financial help for those mission churches. The society was founded by Pauline Jaricot.
Black and Indian Poor Missions
The 125year old National Collection for Black and Indian people continues as the embodiment of the Church’s concern for evangelizing the Black and Indian peoples of the United States. The funds are distributed as grants to dioceses throughout the United States, supporting evangelization programs.
Easter Flower Offering
As we celebrate this Holy Season, we decorate our church with beautiful flowers to remind us of the beauty that God offers us. These decorations are made possible by the contributions of our parish family, which is very much appreciated. Please forward the names of who you would like remembered.
Catholic Relief Services
Provides funding for Catholic Relief Services; USCCB Office of International Justice and Peace, Migration and Refugee Services, and Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees; relief work of the Holy Father; and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network.
Catholic Home Mission Appeal
Right now 40% of the dioceses in the United States are considered mission territories because they are unable to fund essential pastoral work needed in their communities. Your support funds religious education, seminary formation, lay ministry training and other programs that build faith communities.
Ascension of the Lord
Fund education of future priests and care of sick priests
Catholic Communication Campaign
The essential mission of the CCC is to contribute to the process of evangelization by fostering activities in relation to television, radio, internet, and other media, and through special projects of the Catholic press. Make your donation today!
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Holy Day of Obligation Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Holy Land Collection
This collection brings an indispensible support to the Christian minority of the Holy Land. The state of Israel and Palestine have a population of some 10 million people. So the 180,000 Christian inhabitants represent less than 2% of this population. This will help check the exodus from the HolyLand.
The Peter’s Pence Collection is a worldwide effort that supports the charitable works of Pope Francis. Funds from this collection help victims of war, oppression and natural disasters. Take this opportunity to be a witness to charity to our suffering brothers and sisters. www.usccb.org/peters-pence.
This collection supports our CCD program and any associated costs.
World Mission Sunday
In 1926 Pope Pius XI instituted Mission Sunday for the whole Church with the first worldwide Mission Sunday collection taking place in October 1927. The Mission Sunday collection is always taken on the next to last Sunday during the month of October.
All Saints’ Day
Please prayerfully consider making a one-time or annual reoccurring donation to our parish as we celebrate All Saints Day. Your contribution will support the operation of the church and all of our different ministries. Thank you!
All Souls’ Day
Please send a list of those who you would like remembered throughout the month of November to firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas Flower Offering
As we celebrate this Holy Season, we decorate our church with beautiful flowers to remind us of the beauty that God offers us. These decorations are made possible by the contributions of our parish family, which is very much appreciated. Please forward the names of those you would like remembered.
Please prayerfully consider making a one-time or annual recurring donation to our parish as we celebrate the Immaculate Conception. Your contribution will support the operation of the church and all of our different ministries. Thank you!
Retirement Fund for Religious
The Retirement Fund for Religious (RFR) provides funding to any religious institute in the U.S. that is listed in the religious institute section of the OCD with an identifying OCD number, and that has an unfunded past service liability.
Solemnity of Mary
Catholic Church in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa
This special collection supports the Church in all of these areas of the world. Your donation today helps restore the Church and build the future in more than 20 countries. These funds will be used for reconstruction, education, formation, and poverty outreach. www.usccb.org/ccee