Programs We Support

The 2020 Financial Goal is $14.5 Million

Approximately 91 cents of every dollar raised goes back into the community in the form of direct services.

How Your Gift is Used

The Annual Catholic Appeal supports the following programs and ministries. If you need assistance or help in any way, please call today. All gifts are designated in advance for the services listed.

 

HUMAN DIGNITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 
Catholic Charities   $1,300,000   314.367.5500
Respect Life, Family and Social Responsibility   $650,000   314.792.7555
Regina Cleri Priests Retirement Home   $340,000   314.968.2240
Hispanic Ministry   $200,000   314.792.7645
Rural Parish Clinic   $125,000   314.256.5963
Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent   $100,000   314.449.6812
Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service   $90,000   636.441.1302
Criminal Justice Ministry   $70,000   314.652.8062
Archbishop's Charity Fund   $65,000   314.792.7680
Office of Racial Harmony   $50,000   314.792.7596
Immigrant and Refugee Support
  $40,000   314.772.1525
Parish Food Pantries   $35,000   314.792.7680
Peter and Paul Community Services, Shelter at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish
  $15,000   314.588.7111
CATHOLIC EDUCATION
Elementary School Assistance   $2,000,000   314.792.7300
Archdiocesan High Schools   $1,170,000   314.792.7300
Continuing Formation of Priests   $569,000   314.792.7550
Special Education   $300,000   314.792.7300
Newman Centers on College Campuses   $265,000   314.935.9191
Parochial High Schools
  $260,000   314.792.7300
Today and Tomorrow Educational Fund   $100,000   314.792.7621
Permanent Diaconate
  $90,000   314.792.7430
Right Start   $80,000   314.792.7300
MISSIONARY DISCIPLESHIP
Care for Active and Retired Priests   $750,000   314.792.7034
St. Charles Lwanga Center   $145,000   314.367.7929
Catholic Deaf Ministry   $100,000   314.423.6224
Catholic St. Louis Magazine   $80,000   314.792.7500
Latin America Apostolate   $75,000   314.792.7655
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis   $50,000   314.373.8200
Catholic Renewal Center   $50,000   314.801.8688
Rural Parish Workers   $50,000   636.586.5171
Messengers of Peace Mission Work   $25,000   314.792.7655
CULTURE OF LEADERSHIP
Archdiocesan Seminary   $625,000   314.792.6100
Vocation Programs   $493,000   314.792.6460
Stewardship and Development Support for Parishes, Schools and Agencies
  $400,000   314.792.7680
Religious Formation   $300,000   314.792.7300
Natural Family Planning   $203,000   314.997.7576
Evangelization and Discipleship   $170,000   314.792.7083
Parish Emergency Assistance Fund   $90,000   314.792.7680
Elementary Teachers Educational Fund   $75,000   314.792.7300
High School Stewardship Essay Program   $55,000   314.792.7680
Support for Religious Orders   $25,000   314.792.7250
Catholic Youth Apostolate   $20,000   314.792.7600
OTHER
Annual Catholic Appeal Expenses   $1,500,000   314.792.7680
Reserve for Unpaid Pledges   $870,000   314.792.7680
Archdiocesan Services   $435,000   314.792.7680
         
2020 Appeal Goal: $14,500,000

 

None of the money raised by the Annual Catholic Appeal is used to defend or settle criminal or civil lawsuits related to the clergy abuse scandal.