Mission San Buenaventura receives two $250,000 gifts and surpasses goal!
Congratulations to Fr. Tom Elewaut and the Campaign Executive Committee at Mission San Buenaventura for exceeding their campaign goal this week! The Mission reached 103% of its goal from just 24 gifts. Parishioners have responded generously (with an average gift of $28,246) and are motivated to keep their success going in the coming weeks.
St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Los Angeles exceeds it's parish goal!
Deacon Jim Carper and the committee at St. Bernadette are celebrating surpassing their standard goal before announcing the campaign to the parish! The parish is also more than 50% towards it's enhanced goal and very excited to share the good news of Called to Renew in the coming weeks. St. Bernadette is the fourth parish to achieve its goal in the Wave 1.
Our Lady of Guadalupe in Rose Hill ambassadors start visitation!
Our Lady of Guadalupe in Rose Hill has crossed the 30% benchmark having raised $89,600 from 11 pledges. Fr. Nelson and Dcn. Brandlin are great Called to Renew advocates and are excited to announce the campaign to the parish in the coming weeks. Until then, the parish ambassadors will start their meetings next week. Between parish leadership and this committee, every parishioner will have an opportunity to join the campaign and make a gift!
St. Mary in Palmdale distributes materials to engage 150 new families in the campaign!
With a large parish community and the largest campaign goal of all Wave 1 parishes, Father Vaughn Winters is grateful for the support of the forty campaign volunteers who have joined his team. This week, the parish conducted it's Visitation Training and distributed materials for more than 150 families. With so many people helping Father share the Case for Support, we look forward to celebrating great success in the coming weeks.
St. Didacus in Sylmar raises $92,000!
Congratulations to Father Bob Garon for raising $92,000 this week through personal visits! St. Didacus has received 23 gifts to their parish for a total raised of $295,000. With their funds from Called to Renew, the parishioners of St. Didacus are extremely excited to begin working on renovating the church bathrooms among other special projects. We are grateful for the early generosity of these parishioners and look forward to celebrating the success of the campaign ambassadors as they embark on their first visits in the coming weeks!