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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating the Success of the 2020 Gala!
February 15, 2020

The 2020 Catholic Foundation Gala, held on February 1, 2020 brought together 500 faithfuls of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, who gathered to bring ministry to life with their presence, prayers and generosity. Long viewed as the signature event of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, the 16th annual gala inspired attendees with faith-filled speakers, scholarship […]

Mark your calendars now for the 2020 Gala!
October 2, 2019

Mark your calendars now for the 2020 Catholic Foundation Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2020! Last year, Catholics from across our five county diocese came together to celebrate Catholic education and generously supported tuition assistance. More than 650 sponsors and guests helped us raise over $300,000 for tuition assistance. In 2020, our guests are invited to join […]

Celebrating the Success of the 2019 Gala!
February 13, 2019

The 2019 Catholic Foundation Gala, held on Saturday, February 2, was truly a celebration of Catholic education excellence. With the support of our sponsors, attendees and volunteers, more than $363,000 was raised for the Catholic Foundation. The event features the Foundation’s Scholarship Essay Contest, sponsored by Saint Leo University.  Twenty of our schools participated in the 2019 contest, which provides a 1st, […]