Catholic Services Appeal Weekend

This weekend, Sunday February 26th, we will be collecting for the Catholic Services Appeal. Here are the ministries that are supported by your donation:

  • Abria Pregnancy Resources (Offering a safe, non-judgmental and supportive environment for women, teens, and couple experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Locations in both Saint Paul and Minneapolis)
  • American Indian Ministry (Serving the American Indian community in our Archdiocese. Offers a variety of programs, including funerals and a volunteer-led effort that returns individuals back to their home reservation for burial)
  • Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (Uniting Catholic women in our Archdiocese. ACCW supports, empowers, and educations women in spirituality leadership, and service)
  • Campus Ministry – Newman Center (Providing a welcoming, Catholic community that encourages students to both encounter and share the abundant love of Christ.)
  • Campus Ministry – Saint Paul’s Outreach (Building Catholic communities that awaken faith on campus and form lifelong disciples. Serves over a thousand college students directly on or near the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the University of St. Thomas campuses.
  • High School Scholarships (Funding scholarships for the neediest students at 14 Catholic high schools within the Saint Paul/Minneapolis area.)
  • Hospital Chaplains (Serving thousands of Catholics each year, including via the Covid Anointing Corps, by providing religious and sacramental care, resources on ethical issues, crisis support, and bereavement care to the suffering, dying, and grieving.)
  • Latino Ministry (Supporting more than 32 programs for Latino Catholics in 23 parishes of the Archdiocese that have active Latino ministry.)
  • Office of Marriage, Family, and Life (Promoting Catholic marriages and nurturing the Catholic faith and virtuous living in families. Includes support for the engaged, newly married, disabled, and pro-life outreach.)
  • Prison Ministry (Providing the sacraments and spiritual direction to the incarcerated.)
  • Rachel’s Vineyard Twin Cities (Offering retreats for individuals who seek healing from abortion. These retreats provide supportive, confidential, and non-judgmental environments where the process of restoration, renewal, and healing can begin.)
  • Catholic Charities (Serving those most in need, Catholic Charites is a leader in solving poverty, creating opportunity, and advocating for justice in the community.)
  • Deaf Ministry (Providing pastoral care and the full scope of liturgy and the sacraments for deaf Catholics)
  • Elementary School Funding (Providing financial support to Catholic elementary schools in great need.)
  • Elementary School scholarships (Supporting students in need at every Catholic elementary school in our Archdiocese. (CSAF raises the funds for these scholarships and partners with the Aim Higher Foundation which facilitates the collection of information and distribution of scholarships.)
  • Evangelization (Creating opportunities for people to encounter Jesus Christ and working to build a Church of missionary disciples to bring the truth of the Gospel to others.)
  • Seminarian Tuition, Room and Board (Strengthening the local Church by assisting with the tuition and the room and board for seminarians studying to be future priests for our Archdiocese, both at Saint John Vianney College Seminary and at the Saint Paul Seminary.)
  • The Society of St. Vincent De Paul – Twin Cities (Providing assistance to those in need by working with parishes and businesses, coordinating donations of food, including fresh produce, and clothing, with distribution via area and parish food shelves, pop-up stores, permanent storefronts in both Saint Paul and Minneapolis, civic agencies, and direct distribution.)
  • Venezuelan Mission (Sustaining a missionary presence in Ciudad Guayana Venezuela, including providing spiritual care and the sacraments, food, clothing, hygiene items, medical aid, and education assistance to orphans, the elderly, and the impoverished.)
  • Youth Ministry (Ministering to teens and youth ministers including sponsoring the annual Archdiocesan Youth Day.)
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