Special/National Collection Dates for 2023 and 2024

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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 orzechowski.jessica@aod.org or 313-596-7407.

We are grateful for your assistance in facilitating the generous gifts of the parishioners in your parish.


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 EUROPEFebruary 22, 2023 and February 14, 2024
CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICESMarch 19, 2023 and March 10, 2024
PETER’S PENCEJuly 2, 2023 and June 30, 2024

Make check(s) payable to: Propagation of the Faith and mail to:
Propagation of the Faith, St. Anselm Parish
17650 W Outer Dr., Dearborn Hts., MI 48127-2569

October 22, 2023 and October 20, 2024
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGANNovember 19, 2023 and November 24, 2024
RETIREMENT FUND FOR RELIGIOUSDecember 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 AMERICAJanuary 22, 2023 and January 28, 2024
BLACK AND INDIAN MISSIONSFebruary 26, 2023 and February 18, 2024
HOLY LANDApril 7, 2023 and March 29, 2024
CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS APPEALApril 30, 2023 and April 28, 2024
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICASeptember 3 or 10, 2023 and September 1 or 8, 2024
RICE BOWLFebruary 22, 2023-April 9, 2023 and 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.