Bishop’s Annual Appeal

The Bishop’s Annual Appeal is the faithful’s opportunity to partner with us and share financial gifts with the ministries across the Catholic Diocese of Salina. We are at our best when we serve the needs of our parishes and people. Thank you for prayerfully considering a Call to Share gift.

Seminarians • $400,000
Supports the education and religious formation of men preparing for the priesthood. Gifts help with academic study, then pastoral service during the summer months.

Clergy Health and Retirement • $325,000
Provides full retirement benefits and healthcare to 19 retired diocesan priests. Supplements healthcare coverage for 50 active priests of the diocese.

Education • $320,000
Supports the operation and provides financial aid to students in 15 Catholic schools. Assists with other educational activities of the diocese, including:

  • Youth Ministry
  • Religious education for over 6500 youth
  • Adult education
  • Clergy continuing education

Evangelization and Ministry • $345,000
Supports the evangelization efforts at the diocesan level. Assists and makes available ministries throughout the diocese including:

  • Communications Office
  • Marriage Tribunal
  • Office of Worship
  • Rural Life Ministry
  • Family Life Ministry
  • Hispanic Ministry

Diocesan Operations • $160,000
Supports general administration of the Catholic Diocese of Salina.

National Collections • $50,000
Supports USCCB efforts to address many special needs including Black and Indian Missions, Church in Latin America, Church in Central and Eastern Europe, Catholic University of America, and Catholic Communication Campaign.