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

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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Transforming Lives One Breath at a Time

Transforming Lives One Breath at a Time

Saint Thomas More Club “Fr. Pete” Endowment

The Saint Thomas More Club “Fr. Pete” Endowment was set up by former Saint Thomas More Club members to provide for the mission of Maria House Project.

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A Lasting Tribute

A Lasting Tribute

Monsignor Edward J. Zeitler Endowment

With a desire to honor a priest who had specially guided and inspired her, Ruthanne Beighley established an endowment in his name. She chose as beneficiaries the three parishes he served and the parish ministries he "fostered and loved very much."

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To Honor and Serve

To Honor and Serve

Sister Benita Repasky Endowment (Prince of Peace Center)

Sister Benita Repasky, late in her religious life, felt she had a calling to minister to the poor in the Shenango Valley. More than 35 years later, the Prince of Peace Center in Farrell that she founded has grown tremendously. In 2018 the Board of Directors at Prince of Peace Center created an endowment in her name.

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Loftus Endowment Funds Future Needs

Loftus Endowment Funds Future Needs

Thomas J. and Mary H. Loftus Charitable Endowment

Tom and Chris Loftus wanted to do something meaningful to help ease the challenges faced by their community's indigent population. "Money invested where Catholic principles are going to be applied," was meaningful to them. The endowment they established in the Catholic Foundation will provide resources in perpetuity to the work of Catholic Charities.

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