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A Message to Our Donors

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Youth Ministry
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Annual Catholic Appeal

Join us and answer the call by making a gift to the 2019 Annual Catholic Appeal. Your gift will help support key programs, ministries, and services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

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Generations of Faith

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Our Programs

Youth Evangelization

78% of Catholics that leave the church do so between the ages of 15 and 23

Migration Services

Brooklyn & Queens together account for over two-thirds of New York City’s immigrant population

Catholic Media Communications

DeSales Media Group, the technology and communications arm of the Diocese, brings award-winning programming and journalistic excellence to the parishioners of Brooklyn and Queens

Grant Programs

The 2017/2018 grant application is now closed. Grants will be awarded to parishes, schools and academies to fund the various ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Donor Endowment Funds

Any individual or institution can establish an endowment fund with the Catholic Foundation. Often donors have a special reason or purpose for starting an endowment, and so a fund can be tailored to fit their own personal charitable interests.

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News & Events

Bishops Christmas Luncheon | Wed. December 11th
November 15, 2019

Benefitting the Bishops Scholarship Fund and Youth Evangelization JOIN US on Wednesday, December 11 at 11:30 am Russo’s on the Bay 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd Howard Beach, NY 11414 CLICK HERE for tickets and sponsorships For more information please contact 

Stewardship Forum | Continuing the Journey
November 5, 2019

On Wed, October 30th donors that contributed to the Generations of Faith Campaign attended a Stewardship Forum event that explained in detail the impact of the Diocese-wide campaign with an emphasis on parish-specific goals. Pastor/Administrators and Priests from 95 parishes 

Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative Application Guidelines
October 1, 2019

Year IX Application Guidelines for the Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative Application Opens: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Deadline for Submission: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Applications are for funding the salary and salary related expenses (ex: benefits) of a part-time or full-time