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Special Collections (2017 & 2018)

2017 LIST OF NATIONAL & DIOCESAN COLLECTIONS

Name of Collection   Taken on Date
Respect Life Collection (Sunday nearest January 22) January 22, 2017
Health Wagon Collection (Third Sunday in February) February 19, 2017
Catholic Relief Services (4th Sunday of Lent) March 26, 2017
Diocesan Home Missions (Feast of the Ascension)
For the benefit of mission parishes here in the Diocese of Richmond
May 28, 2017
Peter’s Pence (Feast of the Body & Blood of Christ) June 18, 2017
Retired Religious (Last Sunday in September)
½ to fund the National Retired Religious Program, and ½ to fund the
Diocesan Priest Retirement Fund
September 24, 2017
World Mission Collection (3rd Sunday in October)
Includes Propagation of the Faith, Black & Indian Missions and U.S. Home Missions
October 22, 2017
Catholic Charities (Christmas Day) December 25, 2017

 

2018 LIST OF NATIONAL & DIOCESAN COLLECTIONS

Name of Collection   Taken on Date
Respect Life Collection (Sunday nearest January 22) January 21, 2018
Catholic Relief Services (4th Sunday of Lent) March 11, 2018
Diocesan Home Missions (Feast of the Ascension) May 13, 2018
Peter’s Pence (Feast of the Body & Blood of Christ) June 3, 2018
Retired Religious (Last Sunday in September) September 30, 2018
World Mission Collection (Penultimate Sunday in Oct) October 21, 2018
*Archdiocese of Military Services (Veterans’ Day) November 11, 2018
Catholic Charities (Christmas Day) December 25, 2018

 

*Pastor may choose the date for this collection. Veterans Day is traditional.