TO: Moderators, Priests in Solidum, Pastors, Administrators, Business Managers
FR: Jessica Orzechowski | Office of Mission Advancement
DATE: January 2022
RE: Special/National Collection Dates for 2023 and 2024
Below, please find the list of Special Collection dates for 2023 and 2024.
Should you have questions regarding these special collections, please contact me at email@example.com or 313-596-7407.
We are grateful for your assistance in facilitating the generous gifts of the parishioners in your parish.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS FOR 2023 and 2024
The following collections are “required” in the sense that they must be announced and taken in all parishes of the archdiocese. Thus, the parishioners have the opportunity to decide whether or not they wish to contribute.
|AID TO THE CHURCH IN CENTRAL/EASTERN EUROPE||February 14, 2024|
|CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES||March 10, 2024|
|PETER’S PENCE||June 30, 2024|
|PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH (Mission Sunday)
Make check(s) payable to: Propagation of the Faith and mail to:
|October 22, 2023 and October 20, 2024|
|CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN||November 19, 2023 and November 24, 2024|
|RETIREMENT FUND FOR RELIGIOUS||December 10, 2023 and December 8, 2024|
NOTE: Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) Collection is taken every three years. This collection is not taken in 2023 or 2024. It will be taken in 2025.
Except for the Propagation of the Faith/Mission Sunday Collection (see above), parish check(s) should be made payable to the Archdiocese of Detroit-Designated Fund-Collections (Archdiocese of Detroit-Des Fund-Coll). Proceeds from each collection should be forwarded, within four to six weeks after the collection is completed, to the Department of Finance and Administration, with the name and amount of the collection clearly identified.
The following collections are funded through a donation from CSA. They are not taken up in parishes.
|CHURCH IN LATIN AMERICA||January 28, 2024|
|BLACK AND INDIAN MISSIONS||February 18, 2024|
|HOLY LAND||March 29, 2024|
|CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS APPEAL||April 28, 2024|
|CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN||May 12, 2024|
|THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA||September 3 or 10, 2023 and September 1 or 8, 2024|
|RICE BOWL||February 14, 2024–March 31, 2024|
The Rice Bowl Collection is a matter of choice in each parish. To order free Rice Bowl supplies, please visit www.crsricebowl.org or call 1-800-222-0025.
The Archdiocese of Detroit does not participate in the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the Pastoral Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa collection.