St. Mary of the Angels carries out a number of second collections throughout the year to benefit various charitable causes. This year we haven’t taken any collection at Mass, so please consider donating to one or more of these cause—100% of the donation will go to the cause to which you donate.
January: Church in Latin America: Supporting the Catholic Church in Latin American countries.
February: Archdiocesan Annual Catholic Appeal: Supporting poorer parishes and Catholic schools.
March: Aid for the Church in Central/Eastern Europe: Supporting the Catholic Church in countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
April—Good Friday: Holy Land: Supporting the Catholic Church in the Holy Land.
April—Easter: St. Mary of the Angels: Special offering supporting the pastoral work of St. Mary of the Angels parish.
May: Catholic Charities: Serving the poor and special needs in the Chicagoland area.
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June: Retired Priests Fund: Supporting the retired diocesan priests throughout the Chicago Archdiocese.
June: Peter’s Pence: Supporting the work and outreach of the Pope.
August: Missionary Co-Op: Supporting missionaries seeking aid***NO visits to St. Mary of the Angels, but donations will be sent to the missions.
September: Seminarian Education: Supporting the institutions educating our future priests and deacons, such as Mundalein Seminary.
October: World Missions: Supporting Catholic missionary work through Propagatio Fidei
November: Kolbe House Jail Ministry: Supporting the pastoral needs of the incarcerated and their families.
December—Christmas: St. Mary of the Angels: A special offering supporting the pastoral work of St. Mary of the Angels parish.