The Legacy of Faith Advisory Board invites all parishes and Catholic institutions in the Diocese of Marquette to apply for grant funding for faith formation programs taking place during the 2021-22 fiscal year.
Stay up to date on what’s happening around the Diocese of Marquette! Click here to read about #iGiveCatholic 2020 contest winners, St. Peter Cathedral renovations, old (new) windows for St. Anne Parish in Chassell, matching challenge grant opportunity for Holy Name Catholic High School, and much more!
With Thanksgiving upon us, let’s shift the focus on all we have to be grateful for, even in the midst of Covid-19. Holy Name High School announces their plans to reopen in 2021-2022, Catholic Campus Ministries around the diocese are setting young hearts on fire for the Lord, Faith Formation programs continue in fun and innovative ways, Yoopers for Seminarians quickly approaches their challenge goal and much more! Click to read the full story.
The Legacy of Faith Endowment Fund has been awarding grants for parish faith formation, to Catholic schools and Catholic Social Services of the U.P. for 20 years. Click to see the recent issue of "Making Things Happen" for a glimpse at some of the impact this funding has had on people over the years.
Read the October stewardship newsletter for some good news on thriving during COVID, 3 bishops gather for the recent Bishop’s Ambassadors event, Yoopers for Seminarians, tax-saving advantages, and ecumenical bell-ringing.
Now is the time for us to dream of something better. Read the recent Flocknote message from Bishop John Doerfler. If you would like to receive future emails from Bishop John F. Doerfler, please sign up using this link.
Check out this recent article in the July issue of the U.P. Catholic. Kylie Hoehn (pictured above) was able to become a certified Natural Family Planning Practioner thanks in part to grant funding provided by Legacy of Faith. To read more about Kylie and her journey, click here.
Extraordinary times call for an extraordinary response from each of us. And communication has been a key part of keeping our faith close as we navigate uncharted waters. The Diocese, parishes, and priests are working diligently to accompany parishioners during this global pandemic, but our normal ways of staying in touch have been fractured and new ways to reach out have had to be created rapidly.
Catholic Schools, a parish celebration in Baraga, Catholic Service Awards, Sisters on the Frontlines and more! Click here to read the August newsletter and stay up to date on what’s happening in the Diocese of Marquette! Want to receive monthly updates from Stewardship & Development? Our vision is to call every Catholic to be a faithful steward!
by Terri Gadzinski, Executive Director & Timothy Thomas, Treasurer
The investments of the U.P. Catholic Foundation were rebalanced in early April to increase equity holdings and comply with its asset allocation strategy. A rebalancing of the investment portfolio took place in early April 2020, keeping the UPCF on target with its asset allocation strategy by increasing equity holdings. Read the full story here.
Faith, resiliency, perseverance, hard work, creativity, teamwork, family, and community. These are some of the words that come to mind regarding the extraordinary last three months of the 2019 -2020 school year.
Many summer faith formation programs have been cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 and related restrictions. Regardless of how their camp is delivered, many Catholic summer camps share the determination to remain steadfast to their mission of sharing Christ.