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Our Lady of Peace Parish, 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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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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Giving Back at Retirement

Giving Back at Retirement

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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Dale DeMarco...a legacy of faith.

Dale DeMarco...a legacy of faith.

John and Rose DeMarco are surely smiling from heaven as their son, Dale, says that everything about him was passed to him by his parents. The DeMarcos were faith-filled and practical people. Dale’s father was a full-time, blue-collar worker and his mother worked part-time when she wasn’t busy looking after her two sons.

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

RECENT NEWS & UPDATES

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.