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Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

provides a permanent and secure funding stream to strengthen and grow the Church's mission and ministries in Northwest Pennsylvania.

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Ablaze With The Holy Spirit

Ablaze With The Holy Spirit

Attending National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) and witnessing over 20,000 Catholic high school youth gather in a stadium to worship, sing and pray together made a lasting impression on Jennifer Humes, faith formation leader and youth minister at Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus Parish in North East.

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Catholic Foundation Grants $56,200 to Catholic Schools for Technology Upgrades

Catholic Foundation Grants $56,200 to Catholic Schools for Technology Upgrades

Catholic schools pursuing technology upgrades were grateful recipients of $56,200 in grants from the Catholic Foundation. These grants from the Education Endowment made a significant impact on Catholic schools in 2021 as demand for upgraded technology in classrooms and urgent remote learning needs were fueled by the pandemic.

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Making Christ Active

Making Christ Active

In 2018, the Catholic Charities Endowment awarded a total of $66,700 in grants. One recipient was the St. Elizabeth Center in Oil City.

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Bob Crowley, Foundation Board Chair, Lisa Louis, Executive Director, and Sr. Catherine Manning SSJ, celebrate the Catholic Foundation's anniversary.

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Catholic Foundation Celebrates 15 Years

The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is happy to be celebrating 15 years of service to our community. The Catholic Foundation was founded on July 18, 2007, with a mission to provide for the long term needs of Catholic ministries in northwest Pennsylvania.