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On Sunday, April 30, you will have the opportunity to make a gift
to the Archbishop’s 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal.
Catholic Appeal is all about being Catholic, all about being part of a
Church that stretches far beyond the reach of our own parish. The
Annual Catholic Appeal is an opportunity for us to respond to the needs
of the larger Church. It acknowledges that no parish—not even a
great one like ours—can possibly accomplish the Church’s entire mission.
The Appeal allows us to support the education and training of our
seminarians, the ongoing formation of our lay leaders and lay
catechists, our system of Catholic schools, CYO camps and athletics, and
The Archbishop’s goal for this year’s Appeal is $11.7
million and, of this amount, our own parish of St. James
Cathedral is being asked to contribute $365,209. Our
parish has responded magnificently to the Appeal in past years and I
know you well enough to believe that you will do the same this year.
If you’ve never given before, or aren’t sure what to give, would
you consider a gift of $365 ($1 per day)?
A very important note! Everything given over and above the $365,209
goal will come back to the parish for our own parish needs. This
year we have greater need than ever of this rebate! The rebate will
help offset the considerable costs of our St. James Immigrant Assistance
Program, which provides ESL and citizenship services to immigrants and
refugees. This work is more important now than ever before. Our
rebate goal is $200,000, bringing our total goal for the 2017 Appeal to
Click here to make your gift or pledge online now!
Maria Laughlin, Director of Stewardship and Development, 206-382-4284.
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Seattle, Washington 98104
Phone 206.622.3559 Fax 206.622.5303