Shepherd’s Care – Annual Lenten charities program. Each parish is expected to participate. Customarily “mite boxes” are distributed at the beginning of Great Lent with suggestions for combining alms-giving with our fasting and prayer. At the end of lent or after Pascha the money collected is sent to the economos for distribution to the poor.
2016-2017 – His Grace, Bishop Nicholas, has approved special collection requested by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops for a special emergency collection in the aftermath of the storms that have impacted the South and Midwest US and for any possible future emergencies this year. These funds will be used to support the efforts of Catholic Charities USA.