DIOCESAN ANNUAL APPEAL 2019

SERVING IN FAITH WITH HOPE AND GRATITUDE


Thank you for your continued support for our seminarians and clergy and for all the Diocesan ministries which depend on your gifts to the Annual Appeal to serve people in need throughout our 11 counties. If you have not donated please call the Development Office 570-207-2250 to make a pledge or give a gift by credit card; mail a check to the Diocesan Appeal Office at 300 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton 18503 or give online at www.DioceseofScranton.org. Our parish is reimbursed 75% for any gifts made to the Appeal in excess of our Appeal goal.

Once again, THANK YOU to all who have contributed so generously to the Diocesan Annual Appeal. Holy Cross: Our Goal: $50,000 - To Date: $40,355.38 We are at 81% of goal with $9,644.62 to go! Blessed Sacrament:Our Goal: $17,000 - To Date: $18,591 109% of our goal!

CONGRATULATIONS TO BLESSED SACRAMENT FOR GOING BEYOND OUR GOAL.

Your donation truly matters. Call 570-207-2250, or give online at AnnualAppeal.org.

Be a minister of God’s hope and love…Help us reach our Parish Appeal goal.

Our Annual Appeal begins in September. New in 2019:

• More direct support to parishes for Social Justice Grants and New Faith Formation Grants

• Increased support for Catholic Social Services

• Opportunity to designate your Appeal gift to the ministry of your choice

• Unique videos featuring parishioners and clergy showing the Appeal at work in your region Gifts to the 2018 Appeal touched thousands of lives:

• 4,143 Families served in Catholic Social Services Food and Clothing Pantries

• 104 Retired & Ill Priests Received Care

• 12 Seminarians receiving tuition and living expenses

• 44 Parishes using Social Justice Grants to serve countless families

• 118 Parishes receiving support in all aspects of Parish Life

• 16,555 Nights of shelter and Support

• 15,000 Children in Religious Education and 4,500 in Catholic Schools.

Share your blessings. Give to the Appeal. Gifts to the Appeal support Diocesan ministries and will not be used to defray legal fees or fund the Survivors Compensation Program.