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The COVID-19 pandemic has posed many challenges to the Archdiocese of Chicago and our parishes, including offertory funds lost due to the suspension of public liturgies.

Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund

Archdiocese of Chicago and Catholic Charities workers and volunteers are on the frontlines supporting those affected by the devastation of COVID-19. Therefore, the Archdiocese of Chicago in partnership with Catholic Charities is launching an ambitious effort to support individuals and communities impacted by COVID-19 to meet basic, financial, and spiritual needs.


  • Food, Shelter and Other Basic Needs through Catholic Charities
  • Scholarships and Emergency Tuition Assistance
  • Emergency Parish-Based Ministries Serving COVID-19 Affected Communities
  • Domestic Violence Prevention through Catholic Charities
  • School Gratitude Fund
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Read the full case statement here.

Universal Offertory Program

Support your parish at this critical time.

Parishes rely on the generosity of their members to cover expenses related to ministry, maintenance, staffing, community outreach programs and other pressing needs.

Please consider using this link or call 312.534.7959 to make a one-time or recurring gift to your parish and support the vital ministries and services it provides. Please select your parish name from the drop-down menu on the form.

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Second Collections

Through the generosity of parishioners, annual second collection appeals support the Church’s works of social justice, evangelization, catechesis, and national and local institutional development, domestically and around the world.

To donate to the Holy Land collection, click here.

To donate to Seminarian Education, click here.

To donate to Peter’s Pence, click here.