+ Church in Latin America - January 28, 2018
Support for various pastoral projects throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are made possible through the collection for the Church in Latin America. Projects include the work of evangelization, formation of laity, religious and seminarians, as well as youth ministry and catechesis. Funding is limited to programmatic expenses and excludes building construction except in cases of emergency.
+ Church in Central & Eastern Europe – February 14, 2018
This special collection channels aid through the bishops’ conferences of Central and Eastern Europe to meet the needs of rebuilding the Church, training seminarians and lay leaders, supporting social service programs, youth ministry, pastoral and catechetical centers, schools, church construction and renovation, and evangelization through Catholic media in Central and Easter Europe.
+ Black & Indian Missions – February 18, 2018
The Collection for Black and Indian missions continues as the embodiment of the Church’s concern for evangelizing the Black and Indian peoples of the United States. The funds are distributed as grants to dioceses throughout the United States, supporting and strengthening evangelization programs which otherwise would cease.
Mandated by the III Plenary Council in 1884, the 125 year old National Collection for Black and Indian people continues as the embodiment of the Church’s concern for evangelizing the Black and Indian peoples of the United States. The funds are distributed as grants to dioceses throughout the United States, supporting and strengthening evangelization programs which otherwise would cease. The Collection was formerly known as The Black and Indian Home Mission Collection.
+ Catholic Relief Services – March 11, 2018
Provides funding for Catholic Relief Services, USCCB office of International Justice and Peace, Migration and Refugee Services, and Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees; relief work of the Holy Father; and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network.
+ Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land – March 30, 2018
This appeal collects funds for support of the Holy Places, but above all for those pastoral, charitable, educational and social works which the Church supports in the Holy Land for the welfare of their Christian brethren and of the local communities.
+ Catholic Home Missions Appeal – April 29, 2018
Launched in 1998, this appeal strengthens the Catholic Church in the United States and its territories in 87 Latin and Eastern Catholic dioceses. The appeal funds a wide range of pastoral services, including evangelization, religious education, maintenance of mission parishes, the training of seminarians and lay ministers and ministry with ethnic groups.
+ Catholic Communication Campaign – May 13, 2018
The essential mission of the CCC is to contribute to the process of evangelization by fostering activities in relation to television, radio, internet and other media, and through special projects of the Catholic press.
+ Collection for the Holy Father (Peter’s Pence) – July 1, 2018
The Peter's Pence Collection enables the Holy Father to respond with emergency financial assistance to requests to aid the neediest throughout the world--those who suffer as a result of war, oppression and natural disasters. It likewise provides the faithful with a tangible opportunity to not only empower the weak, defenseless and voiceless, but also sustain those who suffer.
+ World Mission Sunday – October 21, 2018
The Mission Sunday collection is always taken on the next to last Sunday during the month of October. That day is celebrated in all the local Churches as the feast of catholicity and universal solidarity so Christians the world over will recognize their common responsibility with regard to the evangelization of the world.
+ Catholic Campaign for Human Development – November 18, 2018
The Collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development addresses the root causes of poverty in America through promotion and support of community-controlled, self-help organizations and transformative education.
+ Retirement Fund for Religious – December 9, 2018
The Retirement Fund for Religious (RFR) provides funding, distributes direct care, planning and implementation assistance from the fund to religious institutes, based on a formula and criteria approved by the conferences of major superiors and bishops.