ACA 2020 Funding Allocations

OF EVERY DOLLAR YOU GIVE TO THE ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL . . .

IN FAITH 42%

42 cents
Demonstrates that we are a family of God as we provide for the medical care, education, training, and retirement of our priests. IN FAITH we support permanent diaconate formation, priests’ retirement and continuing formation, seminarian education and vocation awareness promotion including Campus Ministry retreats.

We are also given the opportunity to make disciples by sharing our Catholic heritage, values and traditions with our youth, young adults and adults of our diocese through ministries responsible for faith formation.  This includes, lay ministry formation, Legendary Lodge, Journey, Youth, and Adult Catholic Formation as well as Prison Ministry – Discovery Weekends.

IN FAITH

Journey

$5,000

Lay Ministry Formation

$6,000

Legendary Lodge

$84,000

Permanent Diaconate

$7,500

Priests’ Continuing Formation

$50,000

Priests’ Retirement and Clergy Benefit

$367,500

Prison Ministry – Discovery Weekends

$3,000

Seminarian Education

$210,500

Vocation Awareness Promotion

$5,000

Youth, Young Adult and Adult Catholic Formation

$92,000

In Faith Total

$830,500

WITH HOPE 35%

35 cents
Invites collaboration among Chancery and Parish resources. WITH HOPE we fund the Bishop’s Office and Pastoral Outreach including Native American & Hispanic Outreach Ministry, Liturgical Training, Diocesan Pastoral Ministry Support and Planning and the campaign expenses including administration, processing, materials and credit card fees. Our gifts provide for a gathering of the Women Religious of our Diocese with Bishop Vetter.

Advances the availability of Diocesan Communications including a newsletter, video production, the diocesan websites at www.diocesehelena.org and www.dohyouth.org, radio programming, telecommunications and technology support, Human Resource Services and Safe Environment/Protecting God’s Children, and the Tribunal.

Preserves our Catholic heritage as a sign of our unity and solidarity as the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Helena including Catholic cemetery perpetual care, and historical preservation of St. Ignatius Mission, St. Mary’s Mission in Stevensville and St. Helena Cathedral.

WITH HOPE

Bishop’s Office and Pastoral Outreach

$275,000

Campaign Expenses – Administration, Processing and Materials

$120,000

Catholic Cemeteries

$30,000

Delegate for Religious

$1,000

Diocesan Communications (Print, Design and Web) and Technology

$122,000

Diocesan Pastoral Ministry Support and Planning

$25,000

Historical Preservation

$15,000

Human Resource Services

$50,000

Liturgical Training

$5,000

Safe Environment/Protecting God’s Children

$42,000

Tribunal

$25,000

With Hope Total

$710,000

THROUGH LOVE 23%

23 cents
Fosters the Catholic tradition of building the culture of life & family and helps meet the needs of people in the Diocese of Helena working in the area of peace and justice.  THROUGH LOVE supports Catholic Social Services of Montana including Adoption Services, Rachael’s Hope (post abortion help), Youth Mentoring and Supportive Aid to Birthmothers, Montana Catholic Conference, the Superintendent of Catholic Schools’ Office and campus ministry in Bozeman, Butte, Dillon, Helena and Missoula.

Provides for those most in need and expresses personally our dedication to Christ through loving our neighbors.  Our outreach offers funding for De La Salle Blackfeet Middle School tuition, our Guatemala Mission, as well as Vatican Apostolic Ministries and National Collections for Archdiocese of the Military Services, Catholic Communications, Catholic University in Washington, D.C., Church in Central and Eastern Europe and the Church in Africa.

THROUGH LOVE

Campus Ministry

$85,000

(Bozeman, Butte, Dillon, Helena and Missoula)

Catholic Social Services of Montana

$59,000

(Adoption Services, Project Rachel, Supportive Aid to Birthmothers)

De La Salle Blackfeet School – Browning

$25,000

Guatemala Mission

$120,000

Montana Catholic Conference

$75,000

National Collections

Archdiocese for the Military Services

$500

Catholic Communications

$500

Catholic University, Washington D.C.

$500

Church in Central and Eastern Europe

$500

Church in Africa

$500

Superintendent of Catholic Schools’ Office

$78,000

Vatican Apostolic Ministries

$15,000

Through Love Total

$459,500

TOTAL  2020 ALLOCATIONS

$2,000,000