Fr. Brian Cook and the Campaign Executive Committee at St. Leo the Great shared Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love with 35 families this week and welcomed 22 new Ambassadors. The team in Winston-Salem is off to a great start. Parishioners are inspired and engaged by the campaign’s commitment to Catholic education and Catholic Charities.
Congratulations to the Ambassador Team and Fr. Mark Lawlor at St. Vincent De Paul in Charlotte for surpassing 10% of their overall parish goal. This achievement comes from the generosity of 10 parish families, totaling $209,800. The team continues to grow as many of the parish families welcome the opportunity to be a part of a historic initiative that will provide for the marginalized and disadvantaged across the diocese.
Fr. Roger Arnsparger at St. Mark in Huntersville continues to personally visit with families to share the details ofForward in Faith, Hope and Love. In just a few short weeks, St. Marks has raised $148,500 towards its goal. One donor commented that this effort presents a unique opportunity for parishioners to reflect on the meaning of true sacrifice.
The Leadership Team at St. Peters in Charlotte welcomed more than $60,000 in commitments this week. Over the next several months, the Leadership Team looks forward to educating each parishioner about Forward in Faith, Hope and Love and inviting their participation.
Ambassadors at St. Matthew in Charlotte continue to visit with families to share the Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love message. On a recent visit, one family reflected upon the opportunities Faith Formation has provided in strengthening their children’s spiritual bond with God.
Fr. Vince Curtin at St. Therese in Mooresville has begun recruiting Campaign Executive Committee members. The Ambassadors are dedicated to supporting Catholic education, priest retirement, seminarians, and Catholic Charities. They recognize the importance of strengthening the Catholic Church for future generations.