Catholic Home Missions Appeal Collection May 2/3 2015

April 28, 2015
catholic home missions appealMay 2/3, 2015 at all the Masses there will be a collection for Catholic Home Missions. “Home Missions “is the name for dioceses in the United States who cannot provide basic pastoral services to Catholics without outside help. Basic services include Mass and the Sacraments, religious education, and ministry training for clergy, religious sisters and lay ministers. Surprisingly, the Catholic Church is poorly established in many parts of our country, especially Appalachia, much of the South as well as Alaska; generally speaking the home missions are every- where that Catholics are few and the Church is fragile. Your free will offering help small parishes in these parts stay alive so that the Eucharist and the word of God can nourish our fellow Catholics.