Annual Catholic Appeal

2022 Gift Impact

The table and the pie chart below show how your Annual Catholic Appeal funds were used in 2021 to support these many initiatives and programs.

2022 Annual Catholic Appeal

$ 4,152,271 Low-income parishes
and schools
Support for parishes and schools serving financially challenged communities
$ 3,816,649 Parish-based
After a parish reaches goal, donated funds return to the parish for local use
$ 2,382,263 Archdiocesan ministries Outreach initiatives for young adults, families, children and others
$ 1,298,017 Spiritual renewal
Transforming parishes to share our faith in new and creative ways
$ 845,250 Priest formation Education and development for seminarians and priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago
$ 749,140 Scholarships Tuition assistance for disadvantaged Catholic school families
$ 545,000 Catholic Relief
Support for youth, young adult, and campus religious education ministries
$ 13,788,589 MINISTRIES TOTAL  
$ 1,227,188 Cost of Appeal Printing, postage, processing costs for the Appeal
$ 15,015,777 TOTAL APPEAL  


This chart shows how your Annual Catholic Appeal funds were used in 2022 to support these many initiatives and programs.



The Annual Catholic Appeal supports the work of the Church in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

No money donated to the Annual Catholic Appeal has been, or will be, used to defray expenses related to misconduct issues.