TO: Parishes

FROM: Tom Scholler

DATE: August 2, 2022

RE: Priest Pension Plan Collection

This year’s Priest Pension Plan collection, With Thanks for Their Service in Christ, will be the weekend of September 24-25, 2022. Many pastors have found this special collection helpful in defraying the annual per-priest assessment of$7,255.

To assist you in taking up this special collection for the Priests’ Pension Plan, the Archdiocese is providing a number of resource materials, including collection envelopes, posters, brochures, bulletin inserts, and pulpit announcements, as well as a case statement for use in crafting a homily relative to the special collection. In addition, the Pastor’s Kit includes suggested fundraising techniques to maximize your efforts for this special collection.

Please click here to complete the order form and submit it no later than Thursday, August 18, 2022. The informationyou provide on the order form will help ensure that we have an adequate quantity of materials available for you.

Of course, if you require anything else or if you need further assistance with your special collection, please do not hesitate to contact Jessica Orzechowski at 313-596-7407 or via email at

Thank you for your consideration. We look forward to assisting you in this important collection.