Each year, the Catholic Services Appeal funds 20 Designated Ministries including:
- Over 30 local food pantries that distribute nearly 4 million pounds of food.
- Over 7,500 nights of housing and emergency shelter.
- Hospital chaplains serving over 100,000 Catholics.
- Sacramental ministry to those in prison.
- Pro-life outreach and support for the disabled.
- Every Catholic elementary school in our Archdiocese and 13 Catholic High Schools, with over $2.5 million in student scholarships and funding.
- Tuition, room and board assistance for over 50 individuals studying for the priesthood for our Archdiocese.
- Evangelistic outreach programs serving young people through senior citizens.
A pledge form was recently sent to all parish families. If you have not received your pledge form yet, you may pick one up in the back of the church, or in the kiosks by the parish office and Courtyard. Pledge forms can be dropped in the collection basket or mailed directly to the Foundation’s office in Plymouth, MN.
Contributions go directly to the Designated Ministries. DONATE ONLINE TODAY!
Be sure to select 'St. Odilia-Shoreview' as your parish in the drop-down menu. See flyer here.
Thank you for responding to the Gospel call to serve the poor, support life and strengthen the faith!