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Saint 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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Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services...Providing Hope

Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services...Providing Hope

In 2021, the Catholic Foundation initiated its Catholic Social Ministry Grant opportunity to support ministries and projects that embrace and align with Catholic social teaching and are answering the Gospel call to respond to needs within the community. One such ministry is Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services (CCCAS).

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Admiration Sparks Gifts to Endowments

Admiration Sparks Gifts to Endowments

Admiration for Monsignor James "Fr. Pete" Peterson and Bishop Lawrence Persico inspire gifts to the endowments bearing their names and supporting causes important to them.

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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

A bequest from John and Barbara Jacquel to Our Lady of Mercy Church in Harborcreek was used to create an endowment that benefits the parish ministries they were passionate about.

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Pentecost

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From Easter to Pentecost: A Stewardship Question

For those immersed in the secular world, Easter is long over. The pastel bunnies, the chocolate eggs, the color-splashed jelly beans which appeared in the marketplace so temptingly just as Christians were beginning the fasting of Lent, have long been swept from the store shelves to be replaced in anticipation of the next marketable holiday. For the Christian steward, how backward this all seems.