The Catholic Spirit
The Catholic Spirit's Latest Posts
In the face of a major decision, I can count on Marilou Eldred to provide a sense of humor and a sense of perspective. Those are just the ingredients we need when we are moored in calculations: levity, light and a big-picture view, what today’s matter means for tomorrow, for 10 years from now.
Twenty years ago, the Catholic Community Foundation was founded to financially support the spiritual, educational and social needs of the Catholic community. Today, the commitment to serve its donors continues to thrive through well-managed and responsibly invested gifts distributed according to the donor’s values and wishes.
“Our donors come to us with a philanthropic passion, something they really care about. Then we can help them make a gift that is meaningful right now in their life and that ultimately can last forever,” said Kelly Webster, vice president of development and donor engagement.
When hundreds of thousands of young Catholics gather with Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro in the summer, reflections on safeguarding the environment will be part of the program.
Archbishop John Nienstedt is inviting parishioners throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to complete an online survey as part of a feasibility study to determine support for a proposed archdiocesan capital campaign.