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St. Peter Cathedral in Erie

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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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Together, Leaving Legacies to Serve the Poor

Together, Leaving Legacies to Serve the Poor

Inspired by legacy gifts from thoughtful donors, and with an eye for the future, the Catholic Charities Legacy Endowment has been established by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Erie, Inc. Bequests from longtime supporters of Catholic Charities, Msgr. William Biebel and Mark Kulyk, seeded this endowment which now offers an open invitation for others to follow their lead.

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Good Music, Good Liturgy

Good Music, Good Liturgy

The Michael C. McCloskey Memorial Endowment is enhancing music ministry in the Diocese of Erie.

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Tuition Assistance Makes Catholic School Affordable for Many

Tuition Assistance Makes Catholic School Affordable for Many

Last year $55,000 was distributed from the Catholic Foundation’s education endowment to augment the Bishop’s Tuition Assistance Program which helps ensure Catholic education remains affordable for families.

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After Jesus, we look to Mary as an ideal steward.

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Stewardship and Christmas: Turning the World Upside Down

Mary’s response is a model par excellence for all those who aspire to be good stewards: “Behold, I am the Lord’s servant. Let it be done to me according to your word” (Lk. 1:38).