How Your Gift Will Be Used

Vocations Support

$2,100,000

– Seminarian Scholarships
– Cathedral Seminary House of Formation
– Vocation Office
– Cathedral Preparatory Seminary
– Saint John Paul II House of Discernment

$1,920 can provide room and board for 1 month for a Seminarian

Faith Formation and Pastoral Life

$2,000,000

– Catechist Training
– Catholic Youth Organization
– Childhood and Adolescent Faith Formation
– Diaconal Formation
– Lay Leadership Formation
– Liturgy and Worship
– Marriage Preparation and Pre-Cana
– Pastoral Planning
– Respect for Life Education
– Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

$6,000 can provide the cost of 1 Deacon’s Formation until Ordination

Catholic Charities

$1,100,000

– Addiction Services
– Center for Pregnant Women
– Child Care Services
– Parish and Community Services
– Services for the Elderly

$2,297 can provide 864 meals from soup kitchens and food pantries

Catholic Migration Services

$700,000

– English as a Second Language Classes
– Legal Services
– Pastoral Services
– Labor Services
– Housing Services

$1,000 can provide legal cost for 1 person to obtain citizenship

Care for Retired Priests

(Residing at the Bishop Mugavero Residence for Retired Priests)
$600,000

– Infirmed Clergy
– Clergy Unable to Care for Themselves
– Clergy Needing Intensive Physical Therapy
– Wheelchair Restricted Clergy Unable to Live in Most Rectories
– Clergy with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

$3,500 can provide care for a retired Priest for 1 month

Catholic Schools Scholarship Assistance

$500,000

– 6,000 Students Assisted
– The median annual household income of a scholarship recipients is $28,000.
– 31% of awarded families live at or below the poverty level.
– Partial scholarships range from $500 to $2,700 per student/year.
– Annually, an additional $11 million in financial need goes unfulfilled.

$4,700 can provide a needy child with 1 year tuition in a Catholic Academy

Chaplaincies

$500,000

– High School Chaplains
– College Chaplains
– 22 Hospital Chaplains
– Prison Chaplains
– Pastoral Care of the Sick

$2,523 can cover the cost for a college campus Minister for 1 month

Parish Assistance

(Assistance for parishes in economically challenged communities)
$500,000

– Clergy Personnel
– Deferred Maintenance
– Utilities
– Evangelization