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U.S. bishops expressed their solidarity with the people of the
Philippines after the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan in a letter to the president
of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. The bishops will
take up a special collection in parishes across the U.S. Proceeds from
the collection will go to both immediate humanitarian needs and the cost
of long-term reconstruction. For more information, see our National Collections page.
"Jesus' disciples and Christian stewards recognize God as the origin of life, giver of freedom, and source of all things. We are grateful for the gifts we have received and are eager to use them to show our love for God and for one another. We look to the life and teaching of Jesus for guidance in living as Christian stewards...Stewards of God's gifts are not passive beneficiaries. We cooperate with God in our own redemption and in the redemption of others." (To Be a Christian Steward, A Summary of the U.S. Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Stewardship, 1992)
We look to the life and teaching of Jesus for guidance in living as Christian stewards...
In this "Catholic Giving" area of our website, you will find information on the charitable giving opportunities established by the Catholic bishops of the United States to support the Church and those in need at home and abroad. They are one way Catholics can connect with the universal Church's work of building faith and lifting up the least among us.
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