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by Dennis Brown University of Notre Dame alumnus Harry Fath and his wife, Linda, have committed a $50 million gift, the largest of its kind in the University’s history, to his alma mater for use exclusively for undergraduate financial aid. “This extraordinarily generous gift will provide much-needed flexibility in offering

The generosity of thousands of Catholics within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to the Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) did not falter amid the difficulties brought on by COVID-19. And Matt Reinkemeyer, director of development operations with the archdiocesan stewardship department, doesn’t see that generosity wavering as the 2021 campaign kicks off.

by Jessica Rinaudo The odds seem stacked against Catholics and Catholic organizations lately. With the ongoing pandemic, the temporary closing of churches and the obligation to attend Mass suspended for the foreseeable future, it’s tempted to give into the doom and gloom of our present situation. However, Catholics in the

What will people remember about you after you die? The 2000 film Cast Away tells the story of FedEx employee Chuck Noland, who washes up on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. After four years of isolation, he is rescued and finds himself on

CNA Staff, May 8, 2020 / 04:15 pm MT (CNA).- As parishes and dioceses across the country deal with a drop in collections and the prospects of layoffs amid the pandemic, many parishes have managed to avail themselves of government loans designed to cover eight weeks of payroll expenses. CBS

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: Give to Your Parish Most parishes provide an online giving option for donations. To view a

St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Marco Mancini/CNA
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 29, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has postponed this year’s Peter’s Pence collection until next fall as the Vatican confronts the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The collection, which traditionally takes place in churches across the world on June 29,

by John Stegeman There’s a presumption in some circles that Millennials (generally described as those born between 1980 and 2000) are not engaged in charitable giving, but a look at the data suggests this isn’t true. The reality is that Millennials are supporting non-profits, they just have fewer financial resources

In the parable of the dishonest steward, what does Jesus mean when he says, “make friends with dishonest wealth” (Luke 16:9)? The parable of the dishonest steward remains one of the most puzzling passages in the New Testament. Thankfully, the Church can help us understand it. Dei Verbum, a document

Updated December 4, 2019: Over $ 375,680 was raised on #igiveCatholic Tuesday. The Top Ten in amount raised were: 1. St. John Fisher Parish (Newtown) $54,620.00 2. Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio $39,555.00 3. St. Ignatius of Loyola Church $36,641.00 4. Corpus Christi Church (Cincinnati) $30,220.00 5. St. Stephen Church $24,567.00