Office of Stewardship and Development - Catholic Services Appeal

Catholic Services Appeal

Why Have an Annual Appeal?

The needs in both the Diocese of Gary and in the Church universal require a response from every Catholic. These needs cannot be effectively fulfilled by one individual or even by a single parish. Since 1987, the Catholic Services Appeal has been extremely successful in addressing those needs because of the generous stewardship of the people of the Diocese of Gary. The dedication and enthusiastic support of the pastors and associate pastors of many parishes have been key factors in the continued success of the CSA.

Comparison of Giving 2018 (Week 30) to 2017 (Week 32) to 2016 Final
CSA Stewardship Update

CSA Save The Date

CSA Campaign Pledge Statements
Reminder statements for outstanding pledge balances will be in the mail monthly June through December.

* Final pledge payments must arrive in the CSA Office by 12/31/2018 in order to count toward your 2018 taxes. Campaign officially ends January 29, 2019.

Contact Us:
219-769-9292 X 268
219-769-9292 x 291 Se habla español

Thank You for your Stewardship!

CSA Parish Admins - Login Request 2018 Tax Receipt

The Bishop's Guild: Building the Father's Kingdom

New Donor Recognition Levels for 2017

Who Benefits from the CSA?

Academic and spiritual formation for priests and deacons.

Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Academic, pastoral and spiritual formation for women and men who will serve in leadership positions in our parishes and throughout the diocese.

Catholic Schools
Annual tuition assistance providing financial aid to children who could not otherwise afford a Catholic education at our elementary or high schools.

Youth and Young Adults
Annual retreats and conferences providing faith formation and spiritual growth, while CYO and Camp Lawrence offer rest and relaxation in a Christ-centered environment.

Religious Education
Formation for the catechists and Directors of Religious Education/Faith Formation who teach parish children not attending Catholic school.

Catholic Charities
This major recipient of CSA funds helps people in dire need receive financial, emotional and spiritual help through offices located across the diocese.

National & International Collections
A gift to the CSA is also a gift to the eight collections that are taken up separately in other dioceses: the Holy Father’s charities, Catholic Communications, Black and Indian Missions, Home Missions, Religious Retirement, the Catholic University of America, Holy Land support, and the Pastoral Solidarity for the Church in Africa.

Every dollar received over and above the parish goal is rebated back to that parish!

Important CSA Payment Information:

Please mail all CSA pledge payments to:
Diocese of Gary CSA Office
9292 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” Matthew 28:19

Some of the links on this page may require Adobe Reader to view them. The Adobe Reader is available for download free of charge, by clicking here.