Read about our donors and the impact they are having on our community.

Local Legacy Fuels Education

Local Legacy Fuels Education

Monsignor John B. Hagerty Endowment Scholarship Fund for Kennedy Catholic High School

This past year, four deserving students at Kennedy Catholic High School were granted scholarships from the Monsignor John B. Hagerty Endowment Scholarshi Fund.

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Learning Current Trends and Best Practices for Ministry

Learning Current Trends and Best Practices for Ministry

Education Endowment

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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From the Heart

From the Heart

Reverend Leo J. Gallina Endowment for Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Church

Reverend Leo Gallina established an endowment in 2012 for his childhood parish, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Bradford, PA, to help fund the ongoing expenses of the church.

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St. Gregory School Introduces Interactive Learning Technology

St. Gregory School Introduces Interactive Learning Technology

Education Endowment

St. Gregory School in North East used a grant from the Catholic Foundation to introduce new, interactive, smart technology to its students. The portable MimioTeach devices have transformed their whiteboards into visual and highly interactive smart displays with iPad integration.

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Helping to Build Amazing Parishes

Helping to Build Amazing Parishes

Education Endowment

A grant from the Education Endowment at the Catholic Foundation allowed the Diocese of Erie’s new faith formation team to attend the Amazing Parish conference in October 2019.

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What Will Be Your Legacy

What Will Be Your Legacy

Robert M. Gallivan Charitable Endowment

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.

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Good Music, Good Liturgy

Good Music, Good Liturgy

Michael C. McCloskey Memorial Endowment

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

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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

John and Barbara Jacquel Endowment for Our Lady of Mercy Church

Harborcreek, PA

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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Making Christ Visible

Making Christ Visible

Evangelization Endowment

In 2018, the Evangelization Endowment awarded a total of $35,742 in grants.

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