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

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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Making Christ Known

Making Christ Known

Education Endowment

In 2018, the Catholic Education Endowment awarded a total of $138,862 in grants. One recipient was the Church of the Beloved Disciple in Grove City.

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Making Christ Active

Making Christ Active

Catholic Charities Endowment

In 2018, the Catholic Charities Endowment awarded a total of $66,700 in grants. One recipient was the St. Elizabeth Center in Oil City.

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Giving Back at Retirement

Giving Back at Retirement

David J. Murphy Endowment

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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Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

Holy Cross Parish Endowment

Visionary parishioner creates endowment to help fund pastoral outreach and future ministries at Holy Cross Parish in Fairview.

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