What is the difference between:

Annual Catholic Appeal
Parish Stewardship

  • Occurs in the spring of each year
  • Catholics and Parishes across Western Washington support the Archdiocesan campaign
  • Pledge to the Archdiocese: May to April
  • Donations processed through the Archdiocese
  • Monthly reminders are sent from the Archdiocese
  • Tax statement provided by the Archdiocese
  • Supports over 60 ministries and services throughout Western Washington including:
    • Catholic Community Services
    • Catholic Schools Department
    • College Campus Ministry Services
    • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)
    • Seminarian & Deacon Candidate Services
    • Priests' Retirement
  • Occurs in the fall of each year
  • St. Augustine Parishioners support the Parish campaign
  • Yearly pledge to the parish: January to December
  • Donations processed through the parish
  • Parish office sends quarterly envelopes
  • Tax statement provided by the parish
  • Provides parish ordinary income supporting the work and ministries of St. Augustine Parish including:
    • Parish Ministries
    • Liturgical Ministries and Environment
    • Religious Education
    • Sacramental Preparation
    • Parish Events
    • Church and Building Maintenance
    • Parish priests and staff

Gifts to the Annual Catholic Appeal and St. Augustine may be tax-deductible. If your employer offers a corporate matching program, please contact the parish office.