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The Catholic Foundation is accepting grant applications for faith formation projects beginning January 15, 2020 through February 28, 2020.
St. Peter Cathedral, Erie
establish an endowment >
provides a permanent and secure funding stream to stabilize, strengthen and grow the Church's mission and ministries in Northwest Pennsylvania.
In 2019, the first grant from the Robert M. Gallivan Charitable Endowment was awarded to St. Martin Center, an affiliate agency of Catholic Charities, Inc.
Sister Benita Repasky, late in her religious life, felt she had a calling to minister to the poor in the Shenango Valley. More than 35 years later, the Prince of Peace Center in Farrell that she founded has grown tremendously. In 2018 the Board of Directors at Prince of Peace Center created an endowment in her name.
For over 40 years, David Murphy has been an integral part of the Diocese of Erie, where he’s handled financial resources and other business affairs across the 13 counties. Shortly after his retirement, David established an endowment to show his confidence in the diocese and the Catholic Foundation.
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