San Francisco reaches 187% of goal after hosting its first Commitment Weekend!
Congratulations to Fr. Mario Arellano from San Francisco in East Los Angeles and his parish community for raising $115,900 during their first Commitment Weekend. To date, Fr. Mario has raised $439,250 out of his $235,000 goal, which is 187%! The community at San Francisco is looking forward to the renewal of their parish, including renovating their kitchen, classrooms, and the church roof. With the support of their community they aspire to have another successful Commitment Weekend this weekend!
St. Ambrose in West Hollywood exceeds their Campaign goal!
Congratulations to Fr. Dennis Marrell and the community at St. Ambrose for surpassing their Campaign goal! Fr. Dennis and the Ambassadors raised $176,000 from 24 gifts, reaching 101% of their goal. With Campaign funds, the parish plans to make their grounds more accessible to all worshipers and expand the restrooms of the church. Fr. Dennis has been successful in his countless personal visits, allowing him to further connect with his close-knit parish community. We wish all the best for Fr. Dennis and St. Ambrose, as they are looking forward to their commitment weekends in November!
St. Peter Claver in Simi Valley raises more than $95,000!
Congratulations to St. Peter Claver for raising over $95,000 this week! This has been St. Peter Claver’s most successful week to date. Fr. Riz Carranza’s efforts and leadership are apparent in every meeting he hosts with his devout Campaign team. Thank you to both the office staff and the Campaign Executive Committee for your dedication and enthusiasm in inviting families into this initiative – your faithfulness has made you fruitful!
St. John of God raises $37,000 at their parish reception!
Congratulations to Fr. Raymond Decipeda and Fr. Pius Noel Ma. Pareja at St. John of God in Norwalk for hosting a successful reception (see photos below)! The reception highlighted a wonderful testimonial from Irene Martinez, who has been a member of the St. John of God community for over 40 years. In her testimonial, she shared how she strongly believes in the importance of renewing and improving her parish for generations to come. At the close of the reception, 17 parishioners made pledges totalling $37,720. Fr. Raymond and Fr. Pius have raised $725,060 to date, bringing them to 67% of their goal! Thank you for hosting a fun and motivating reception, we look forward to your continued success!
St. Maximilian Kolbe in Westlake Village prepares for an upcoming reception
The Campaign Executive Committee at St. Maximilian Kolbe celebrated their Campaign success this past week by conducting a “mail-a-thon.” They folded letters, stuffed envelopes, and mailed out invitations to St. Maximilian’s upcoming Campaign reception, which will take place on Tuesday, November 12 at the parish hall. See their photos below. Msgr. Paul Albee is grateful for the dedicated team has put into the Campaign thus far. Thank you for all your hard work and we wish you a successful reception!