2021 Annual Catholic Appeal – Bishop Johnston’s Invitation Message
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Each year, together, we are given the opportunity to continue God’s mission through the Annual Catholic Appeal. This year’s ACA theme, “One Family…Walking Together in Faith,” reminds us of the journey of faith we make together as one community in Northern and Western Missouri. The Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) enables us to fund the ministries, services, and programs that are vital for the mission and work of our 88 Parishes and 10 Missions that no one parish or person could support alone.
The 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal helps fund more than 30 ministries along with administrative support for both parishes and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Each dollar that you contribute assists in the ministries below:
Catholic Charities * Parish-Based Ministries * Hispanic Ministry
Catholic Schools Office * Bright Futures Fund * Office of Discipleship and Faith Formation
Vocation Office * Seminarian Education * Office of Consecrated Life * Diaconate Program * Divine Worship Office * Priestly Life and Ministry * Marriage and Family Life * Young Adult Ministry * Campus Ministry * Office of Youth Ministry * Human Rights Office * Respect Life Office * Administrative Services for All Employees
HOW CAN I HELP?
You can help meet this year’s 2021 ACA diocesan goal of $1,800,000 by considering making a gift or a pledge to the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA). Your gift or pledge will help fund a number of services, programs, and ministries that make our church effective in its mission as well as those among us who are vulnerable or in need-families, children, youth, and adults. Together with your generosity, we can make a difference for our Diocese.
There are many giving options to contribute to the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal, “One Family…Walking Together in Faith”:
- To make a 2021 ACA ONE-TIME Gift Donation or to MAKE A 2021 ACA PLEDGE PAYMENT using your credit/debit card, click 2021 Annual Appeal
- To setup a 2021 ACA NEW PLEDGE (10 equal monthly installments starting Jan. 2021 through Oct. 2021) using your Credit/Debit card, click Set Up a New Pledge
- Download forms to make a stock transfer, IRA gift, or gift of grain from Planned Giving Forms or contact the Office of Stewardship and Development at 816.714.2359 for information. Planned Giving Forms
Thank you for your consideration in donating to the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal.