Catholic Campaign for Human Development
We are in the process of sorting through grant requests and conducting site visits. All those who submitted requests for grants will be notified by July, 2019. If you have questions, contact Adam Fitzpatrick>>
Global Solidarity Sunday is March 31, 2019
March 30/31 is Global Solidarity Sunday weekend in the archdiocese with the theme: “Taste and see the goodness of the Lord” (Psalm 34). This is an opportunity to be in solidarity with thosearound the world who thirst for God’s mercy and love. On this Sunday, a special collection will be taken for four global priorities of the U.S. Catholic Bishops: Africa, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, as well as humanitarian activities of Catholic Relief Services. A packet of materials have been sent to parishes. If you have questions, contact Eric Simon. To download additional materials, Click Here>>
CRS Rice Bowl is Back and It is Time to Order Materials!
Rice Bowl, the inspirational Catholic Relief Services program that introduces schools, parishes and families to our global family is back for Lent. And it is time to order materials. This Lenten program builds solidarity with our universal family by integrating activities and awareness of individuals in different cultures through: prayer, teachings, video, stories and even recipes. It is perfect to represent the three legs of Lent: prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Order materials online now: go to www.crsricebowl.org or if you have questions, contact Janine Ricker, firstname.lastname@example.org.
.Center for Mission Writing Contest Has Begun
Students are once again invited to enter the Center for Mission writing contest and respond to the theme: How can you share Christ’s love with those who you are different from you? See and download Flyer. There are four different grade levels and a winner is selected from each level. All winners receive a cash prize. A great teaching tool also. See attached flyer for more details. Submissions are due by March 6. For questions, contact Janine Ricker, email@example.com. For last year’s winning submissions… Click here for pictures and winning submissions>>
Missionary Cooperation Plan (MCP)
Applications for 2019 are now longer being accepted for 2019. Applications for 2020 will be posted by March 15.
If you have questions, contact Mickey Friesen, click here>>
The Center for Mission accepts mass stipend donations and coordinates distribution to mission dioceses for the celebration of requested intentions. For Mass Stipend Form, Click Here>>