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St. Joseph Parish in Warren

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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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Learning Current Trends and Best Practices for Ministry

Learning Current Trends and Best Practices for Ministry

Because of an education grant from the Catholic Foundation, Sue Berdis, faith formation coordinator at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Erie, PA, was able to attend the Mid-Atlantic Congress in February, 2020.

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Enhancing Faith Formation from a Distance

Enhancing Faith Formation from a Distance

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, DuBois received a $1,470 Catholic Foundation grant in 2019 to help provide faith development, faith sharing and continuing education for parishioners in the eastern vicariate interested in furthering their faith.

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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).