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 Special Collections

​The diocesan special collection schedule for 2020, 2021, and 2022 is listed below. All dates are Sundays, but the collections should also be taken up at the Saturday evening vigil Mass. 
Eastern European CollectionFebruary 2February 7February 6
First Sunday Of February​

​Home Missions of the Americas Collection

​March 1February 21​​March 6
First Sunday of Lent​
Communications and Media Collection​May 17​May 16​May 15
Third Sunday of May​
​Peter's Pence & Support for the Holy See Collection​June 28​June 27June 26
Last Sunday of June​
​The Catholic University and Catholic Schools in the Diocese Collection​August 30August 29​August 28
Last Sunday of August​
​Seminarian and Clergy Formation Collection​September 27​September 26​September 25
Last Sunday of September​
​Mission Sunday Collection​October 18​October 24​October 23
Second to Last Sunday in October​
​Annual Appeal for Retired Religious and Diocesan Retired Priests Collection​November 1​November 7​November 6
First Sunday of November​
​Archdiocese for the Military Collection Services
n/a*​n/a*​​November 13
Third Sunday of November​
​Diocesan Poverty Relief Fund and Catholic Relief Services Appeal​November 22​November 21November 20
Sunday before Thanksgiving​
​Children and Family Services Appeal Collection​December 25December 25​December 25
​Christmas Day

 Special Notes

  • The Mission Office will inform you of the Mission Cooperative.
  • The Seminarian and Clergy Formation Collection envelopes are supplied by the Pastoral Center.
  • The Holy Land Collection is optional and is traditionally taken up on Good Friday.
  • For The Catholic Accent, each parish can determine the dates with the envelope company.
  • The Archdiocese for the Military Services Collection is taken every three years. Envelopes will be provided by The Archdiocese for the Military Services.
All dates are for Sunday, but the collections are also to be taken up at the Saturday Vigil.