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What does my gift to CSA support?

Your contribution to the Catholic Services Appeal (CSA), whether in the form of a one-time gift or a pledge fulfilled over the coming year, supports the following programs and ministries so that we may continue the teaching, healing ministry of Jesus in our diocese and beyond:

  • Catholic Schools - This year, Bishop Walkowiak wrote parishioners of the diocese to announce an important change to the annual Catholic Services Appeal (CSA) over the next two years. The change involves providing annual funding to continue the successful Bishop’s Catholic Schools Initiative (BCSI) and implement the "Catholic Schools: Bridging Faith & Future" strategic plan. (Learn more)
  • Communication - Education, evangelization and information for the Catholic community of our diocese through television, radio, video, print and digital materials and digital media such as websites and social media.
  • Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) - CCWM endeavors to provide help and create hope for the most vulnerable of our communities.
  • Priestly Vocations - The Office of Priestly Vocations is at the forefront of the vital effort to attract, guide and support men as they consider a call to serve the Lord as priests.
  • Catechesis - Religious education and formation provided to children, youth, young adults and adults through our parishes.
  • Cultural Ministries - Helping to meet the spiritual and material needs of permanent and migrant communities in our 11-county diocese.

Annual Diocesan Report

Learn more about the many ways your gift impacts our community by reading our annual report: 
(Digital Format | PDF Format
For additional details and a breakdown of the overall diocesan budget, view the Catholic Services Appeal brochure.

Additional Resources

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