Northwest Catholic/Catholic Communications Campaign – January 29th-30th, 2022
NORTHWEST CATHOLIC is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Seattle, mailed 10 times each year to every registered Catholic
household in Western Washington. Its mission is to promote the new evangelization and form disciples by proclaiming the good news of
Prepares Collection – February 12th-13th, 2022
A statewide initiative of the Catholic Bishops of Washington State, Pregnancy & Parenting Support (PREPARES) supports parish–based
outreach to pregnant women, men, and families of all faiths in building healthy support networks. By offering holistic, life–affirming
resources, PREPARES provides for the emotional, material, and spiritual needs of families, from the time of conception to a child’s fifth
birthday. This collection will help families across Washington build strong foundations for years to come
Catholic Home Mission – March 5th-6th, 2022
Over 40 percent of dioceses in the United States are considered home mission territory because they are unable to fund the
essential pastoral work needed in their communities. These dioceses face challenges due to priest shortages, lack of funds, remote
geography, or impoverished parishes. Through annual grants, the Catholic Home Mission Collection funds catechesis, seminarian
education, lay ministry training, Hispanic ministry and other pastoral programs. As a result of parishioners’ generosity, Catholic Home
Missions impacts the lives of nearly nine million Catholics in the United States.
CRS Rice Bowl – Lent 2022
This Lenten program has a fundraising component to it, along with resources for prayer, fasting and learning. 75% of donations fund
Catholic Relief Services’ agriculture, health and educational projects overseas. 25% is distributed as grants in Western Washington for
local anti–hunger projects.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) – Mar 26th-27th, 2022
Mandated by the USCCB, providing for Catholic Relief Services, USCCB Dept. of Social Development and World Peace, relief work of the Holy Father, and USCCB’s Migration and Refugee Services. Taken up on the 4th Sunday of Lent.
Peter’s Pence – June 25th & 26th, 2022
Peter’s Pence collection allows local Catholics to join the works of the Holy Father in helping to relieve the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable, victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters.
Please note: At Mass Holy Thursday (April 14, 2022), Sacred Heart takes up a collection for our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. Offering envelopes for this purpose can be found in your mailed monthly packet or you can give online at on the Parish Website Click Here
Collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA – July 9th-10th, 2022
The mission of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) is “Serving those who serve”. The ministry of the AMS is to provide
for the pastoral care of Catholics in the armed forces (at home & abroad), military academies, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and
those working in civilian jobs for the federal government beyond U.S. borders – a total of 1.8 million Catholics worldwide.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development – September 17th-18th, 2022
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. National grants are awarded by the U.S. bishops’
Subcommittee on CCHD with the approval of local bishops. Local, smaller, grants are awarded by the Archbishop.
World Mission Sunday – October 15th-16th, 2022
Mission Sunday is celebrated the world over. Remembering that we are baptized and sent as a Universal Church, this collection for the
Society for the Propagation of the Faith ensures the work and service of the Mission Church, as it supports mission priests, religious
Sisters and Brothers, and lay catechists who are Christ’s witnesses to the most vulnerable communities.