Receiving Decisions

November 18, 2013 Receiving DecisionsOne of the more challenging aspects of a parish campaign can be closing gift requests and securing a commitment to the Campaign in a timely manner. Experience from the Pilot phase and early Block I activity demonstrates that the value of the gift, as a percentage of the request, decreases as […]

Generous and Willing to Share

November 11, 2013 Generous and Willing to ShareThis week, the Campaign reaches another milestone – funds raised have exceeded 1/3 of the diocesan goal of $65 million with just seven parish campaigns completed! May God bless the faithful throughout the Diocese who have so generously supported this important initiative and may the Holy Spirit inspire […]

Campaign Website Launched!

November 4, 2013 Campaign Website Launched!Please take a moment to explore the Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love website at The Catholic News Herald Special Edition distributed across the diocese this weekend is also available in a downloadable PDF format on the site. Thank you to all who collaborated on these resources, as well […]

The Power of Prayer

As Catholics, prayer is essential to our everyday life – prayers of praise, prayers of thanks, and prayers of petition. We recognize God as the source of all we are and all we will be. It is by uniting our hearts and minds with God through prayer that we can carry out our work for the […]

Campaign Announced Publicly at St. John Neumann and High Point!

October 28, 2013 Campaign Announced Publicly at St. John Neumann and High Point!On Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24, Bishop Jugis, along with a team of pastors and laity, announced the Campaign at two events held in Charlotte and High Point. Both events were well attended and applause broke out when it was announced […]

We’re Off and Running!

This weekly newsletter is an opportunity for every parish to receive updates about the Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love campaign. The newsletter will include “Good News” from the parishes currently conducting the campaign as well as updates on the amount raised, number of gifts, and other activity. In April, six Pilot parishes and one […]

Vibrant Parishes

October 14, 2013 Vibrant ParishesThe parish is where the Church lives. The Eucharist is the center of that home and central to our campaign. Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love will strengthen our life in the Eucharist by supporting our parishes. Every parish has extraordinary needs. Every parish has dreams. For every dollar raised in […]