USCCB National Collections

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops list of national collection dates with downloadable images and descriptive text for each collection.

Peter’s Pence Collection

Collection is taken up on Sunday closes to the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul

“The faithful’s offerings to the Holy Father through the Peter’s Pence Collection are destined to Church needs, to humanitarian initiatives and social promotion projects, as well as to the support of the Holy See.”

For more information see: Vatican Peter’s Pence 

and http://www.peterspence.va/en.html

Catholic Communication Campaign

Collection is taken the Sunday between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.

The Catholic Communication Campaign helps the Church spread the Gospel message in the U.S. and in developing countries using modern media tools to inform, inspire, and enlighten.

For more information see: Catholic Communication Campaign

Church in Central and Eastern Europe

Collection is taken on Ash Wednesday

Rebuilding the pastoral capacity of the Church and restoring the faith in 28 countries of the region through contributions to an annual collection.

For more information see: Church in Central and Eastern Europe

Catholic Campaign For Human Development

Collection is taken on the Sunday before Thanksgiving

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the national anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, working to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ “… to bring glad tidings to the poor … liberty to captives …  sight to the blind, and let the oppressed go free.” (Luke 4:18)

For more information see: Catholic Campaign For Human Development

Catholic Home Missions Appeal

Collection is taken the Last Sunday in April

Strengthening the Church at Home by supporting essential pastoral programs in financially challenged dioceses and eparchies in the United States through the annual Catholic Home Missions Appeal.

For more information see: Catholic Home Missions Appeal

Church in Latin America

Collection is taken the 4th Sunday in January

Promoting solidarity throughout the hemisphere by providing support for pastoral projects in Latin America and the Caribbean through contributions to an annual collection.

For more information see: Church in Latin America

Catholic Relief Services Collection

Collection is taken the 4th Sunday of Lent

The Catholic Relief Services Collection supports Catholic Church organizations that carry out international relief and solidarity efforts. Programs include relief and resettlement for victims of persecution, war, and natural disasters; development projects to improve living conditions for the poor; legal and support services for poor immigrants; peace and reconciliation work for people suffering from violence; and advocacy on behalf of the powerless.

For more information see: Catholic Relief Services Collection

Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa

Collection date is set by (arch) diocese

Assisting the growing Church in Africa with support for social justice, evangelization, catechetical, and institutional development programs through the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa.

For more information see: Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa

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