Catholic Services Ministry Appeal

The 2021 Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal
“Whoever believes in me will do the works that I do... “ -John 14:12
Griffin Center, an agency that receives funding from The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal, provides after-school and summer programs free of charge to 450+ chil-dren who live in public housing. With an emphasis on learning, homework assistance, computer labs and tutoring, Griffin Center gives these youngsters a chance for a brighter tomorrow. Be a part of their dreams and make your giftto this year’s Appeal today! Our parish goal this year is $6,301. At this point 18 do-nors from our parish have contributed a total of $4,655. Grateful thanks to all who can help us meet our goal and more importantly to reach out to needs within our diocese.
“With confidence in the Lord, I am turning to you today asking for your support of this year’s Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal. My hope is that your gen-erous response will help our ministries grow and the compassion of Jesus will be experienced more pro-foundly in our communities.” -Bishop Michael McGovern Please consider making your gift today! Our goal for 2021-2022 is $6,301. So far we have collected or been pledged $3280. WE ARE HALF-WAY THERE !

Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal Blessed to receive, chosen to give Every dollar given to the CSMA helps to fund 15 diocesan ministries and programs that provide spiritual, moral and physical aid to thousands of people throughout southern Illinois.  Your gift can be made thorough your parish or online—visit and click on “Giving”. It’s that simple! To learn more about the good work you are helping these ministries to accomplish in our Belleville Diocese, contact Judy Phillips at 618-722-5077.
We have reached $2,790 of our $3,700 goal. Thank you so very much

Blessed to receive, chosen to give The homebound, sick and seniors living in eight counties in the southernmost part of the state are assured they will have food to eat thanks for Daystar Community Program’s mobile food pantry, which delivers groceries on a regular basis to those not able to visit Daystar’s on-site food pantry. YOUR GIFT to the Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal makes Daystar’s truly life-saving ministry possible. If you haven’t done so already, please donate today and help Daystar to serve truly the poorest of the poor, they are counting on YOU!

Blessed to receive, chosen to give YOU have the opportunity to support the five young men who have answered “YES” to God’s call to serve in the Priesthood of Jesus Christ in our Belleville Diocese. The annual cost of each of our seminarians is approximately $47,000.00. Funding from the Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal helps support the expenses of our seminarians and Vocation Office; your pledge or one-time gift is truly an investment in our faith and the life of the Church here in southern Illinois Please continue to pray for vocations and consider making your gift today!

Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal Accepted Year-Round Heartfelt thanks to all those who have responded with gift to The 2018 Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal, we are truly grateful. If you have not already done so, there’s still plenty of time. One-time donations or pledges—in any amount– are needed and accepted year-round! Our seminarians, people served by Catholic Urban Programs and Daystar Community Program, the youngsters at Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School and 10 other ministries and programs are counting on your support. Donations can be made through your parish or online Please consider making your gift TODAY!