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Seminarian-Sponsorship

 

To make a payment or pledge through online giving click the above image.
You will be asked to Sign up for a New Account if you have not established an account previously. Once you authenticate your account, click Give a New Gift and select the fund to which you wish to contribute.   If you would rather send a check or gift of stock, please write checks to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and indicate the fund chosen in the memo field. Mail to: Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, 915 S. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Or call 260-422-4611 for information. 

Contributions may be made for:

Today's Catholic 
The official newspaper publication of Bishop Rhoades and the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Donations are requested twice a year to offset production and mailing costs. This is not a subscription fee but a contribution as a response to the call of discipleship. This weekly paper is distributed to every registered Catholic household in the diocese and features local to international Catholic news, commentary and resources.

Annual Bishop's Appeal 
The Annual Bishop's Appeal is the major funding source for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.  The ministries funded by the Annual Bishop's Appeal enable our diocese to reach across parish boundaries to do the work of the Church. When making a Bishop's Appeal Pledge you will have the opportunity to give on behalf of a parish.

Seminarian Support 
– Pentecost Collection: The next annual Pentecost Collection for Seminarian Education is scheduled for the weekend of May 15, 2016. Your continued generosity to this collection each year will help to provide the needed funds for seminarian formation.
– St. John Paul II Fund for Seminarian Education: The Saint John Paul II Fund for Seminarian Education is a permanent endowment fund established to provide income for the education of seminarians for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. This fund is part of the Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana. The interest generated by this fund will be used each year for support of our seminarians. Since the principal is never touched, this endowment fund is truly a "gift that keeps on giving.
– Seminarian Sponsorship: You are invited to sponsor a seminarian with a donation to cover the annual education costs of one of our seminarians – with a full or partial sponsorship. Your gift can be a one-time or multi-year sponsorship. Your offering will make an eternal difference in the lives of the seminarians, and ultimately our priests, as these men dedicate their lives to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


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