Development Office • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Update: January 11, 2021
As you may know, Parishes in the Diocese of Bridgeport depend on offertory donations for ongoing expenses related to ministry, maintenance, staff and other pressing needs. At this very difficult time we ask that you consider sacrificial gifts to your parish offertory. Please consult with your Parish website for more details.


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The Office of Development is dedicated to advancing and supporting the diocesan mission of proclaiming the Gospel and serving those in need.

Giving Opportunities

Annual Catholic Appeal

The Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) supports daily operations and the overall diocese mission of renewal through works of charity, pastoral services, Catholic education, catechesis, evangelization and the development and preparation of clergy and seminarians.

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We Stand With Christ

The We Stand With Christ Capital Campaign strengthens the future of the Diocese of Bridgeport through three foundations: education, charity and faith. It addresses significant priorities to meet challenges and opportunities for decades to come and supports the immediate needs of each parish.

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Planned Giving

Planned or deferred giving enables individuals to make major gifts and leave a legacy coordinated with their overall financial and/or estate plans.

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Catherine Dennis Keefe Queen of Clergy Residence

A gift to the Catherine Dennis Keefe Queen of the Clergy Residence ensures sufficient, independent and dignified living quarters for priests as they reach retirement age.

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Lourdes Pastoral Care Fund

Outreach and visitation to the sick, elderly, their families and caregivers is at the heart of Christian mercy. Your gifts enables our pastoral care providers at St. Joseph Center, St. Camillus Center and St. John Paul II to continue giving personal witness to the presence of Our Lord.

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Blessed Gifts

Purchase a meaningful gift that honors or remembers a loved one while providing compassionate service and fundamental ministries and programs in the Diocese of Bridgeport. Dedicate your gift to a friend or family member.

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