Read about our donors and the impact they are having on our community.
A Lasting Legacy
John and Barbara Jacquel Endowment for Our Lady of Mercy Church
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.
Making Christ Visible
In 2018, the Evangelization Endowment awarded a total of $35,742 in grants.
Making Christ Known
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.