Development Office • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

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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

2024 Bishop’s Appeal

The 2024 Bishop’s Appeal 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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Blessed Michael McGivney Society

The Blessed Michael McGivney Society invests in fostering, discerning, forming and accompanying priestly vocations and will inspire others to give to this critical need for the future or our Catholic faith.

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Young Adult Ministry

Young adult ministry invests in the future of our church, by building local communities and ministries throughout the diocese which are dedicated to re-engaging and strengthening the faith of young adults ages 18-35.

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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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