2021 Giving Challenge Update
January 22, 2021

The Catholic Foundation 2021 Giving Challenge is off to a great start! Two weeks ago, the Foundation announced that due to the current status of the pandemic and concern for the safety of potential guests, the annual Gala event would not be held in 2021.   Instead, past event sponsors and supporters, as well as […]

Event Change Brings Exciting Challenge
January 4, 2021

As we embark on a new year, the Catholic Foundation is making changes to a traditional, well-loved annual event. In past years, the Catholic Foundation held its Gala in February as the signature event for the Diocese of St. Petersburg, bringing together 600+ supporters from across our five counties. Taking into account the current status of […]

Gift Giving Advantages to Not-For-Profits at Year-End
December 1, 2020

There are many advantages to making a gift to a not-for-profit at year-end, and gifts to parishes, our Catholic ministries and diocesan Church qualify. For those interested in making a year-end gift through an IRA, a donor-advised or giving stock, please contact the Office of Stewardship and Development at stewardship@dosp.org. For those wanting to explore […]

A Donor-Advised Fund Made for Catholics
December 1, 2020

We know that many of our parishioners actively search for ways to invest in their parishes, the greater Catholic Church as well as other organizations that align with our Catholic Values. They look to support good deeds through their generous giving. Because of this, we are proud and excited to announce the launch of the […]

Parish Stories – St. Francis of Assisi, Seffner
May 25, 2020

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is a Christ-centered community. The parish strives to be a warm, friendly and caring faith family, where the gifts and talents of all, young and old, are recognized and graciously used to nurture others, and to worship together in a vibrant and spirit-filled liturgy. Through their mission, they go forth […]

Bringing Ministry to Life – Catholic Charities
April 28, 2020

For more than 70 years, Catholic Charities has been a leader in serving the poor and vulnerable throughout the Diocese’s five counties and beyond. Catholic Charities serves with mercy, charity and compassion to promote the sanctity and dignity of all God’s people, offering hope by helping those in need and uniting with others in service […]

School Stories – Morning Star, Pinellas Park
April 21, 2020

Morning Star’s tuition is double that of a typical Catholic Elementary School and we rely on the generosity of donors to meet these financial needs. Morning Star Catholic School in Pinellas Park is a kindergarten to twelfth grade school that specializes in providing an individualized academic program for students with a variety of learning challenges. […]

Parish Stories – St. Joseph, St. Petersburg
April 21, 2020

St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Petersburg is a welcoming, dynamic and diverse community of believers, representative of the Kingdom of God, with one heart and many faces. Welcoming all who seek to grow in Christ through worship, educational and social ministries. St. Joseph serves all those who feel marginalized, forgotten and unloved, in the name of […]

Mark Your Calendars for the 2021 Gala!
April 7, 2020

Mark your calendars now for the 2021 Catholic Foundation Gala on Saturday, February 20, 2021! Our 2020 Gala included Catholics from across our five county diocese who joined us in proclaiming, inviting and encountering Jesus. This year, we continue to extend ourselves to Courageously Living the Gospel by Bringing Ministry to Life, while inviting others […]