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Partners enters final weeks with $4.76 M in pledges

Posted By August 7, 2014 | 12:56 pm | Local

The annual Partners in  Charity Appeal has received gifts and pledges  that so far total $4,759,546, according to Michael P. Gillespie, diocesan director of Stewardship and Development.
That is $96,116 more than was received at the same time last year and is about 95 percent of the $5 million goal, he said.
The fund drive will continue until Aug. 31, the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year.
The annual Partners in Charity Appeal  helps to support charitable, educational and ministerial organizations in the diocese. They include:
Charity:  Catholic Charities, Clergy Retirement, Retired Priests Health Ministry, Haitian Apostolate, McAuley Nazareth Home for Boys, Pernet Family Health Services, Seminarian Health Insurance, St. John’s Cemetery System, Diocesan Development, Stewardship.
Education: Catholic Campus Ministry, Catholic Schools Office, Office of Religious Education, Ongoing Priestly Formation, Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Seminarian Education, Grants-in-Aid for Catholic School Students, Central Catholic Schools Subsidy, Advanced Studies for Clergy and Laity, Communications Office.
Ministry: African Ministry, Hispanic Ministry, Office of Marriage and Family, Minister to Priests, Office of the Diaconate, Respect Life Office, Cathedral of St. Paul, Vocations, Office for Divine Worship, Wells Street House.