Help facilitate the National Collection in your parish!

Last updated in September 2019, this page provides resources and dates that you need to successfully promote the National Collection.

Parish resources

We provide the following resources to St. Paul Society volunteers, pastors, and Church leaders to help promote and facilitate the National Collection. Most documents are posted in Microsoft Word format so that they may be edited and tailored for particular parishes.

Collection Poster: For promotional purposes
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Spanish
Bulletin Ideas and Announcements: Steps and announcements to promote the Collection
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Spanish
Letter from Bishops to Parishes: For the weekend before the Collection
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Spanish
Payment Transmittal Form: For Parish Use
Catholic University Official Wordmark and Logo: Also includes brand guidelines
Collection calendar

Most dioceses take up the National Collection in September. Please select your state to see when your diocese will take up the collection. If you can't find your diocese, then it may not take up a collection for Catholic University.

Have an update or a correction? Please email cua-advancement [at] cua.edu.

 

Alabama

  • Archdiocese of Mobile: Weekend of September 16, 2018
  • Diocese of Birmingham: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Alaska

  • Archdiocese of Anchorage: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Fairbanks: No Collection
  • Diocese of Juneau: No Collection

Arizona

  • Diocese of Gallup: No Collection
  • Diocese of Phoenix: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Tucson: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Arkansas

  • Diocese of Little Rock: No Collection - Sends Contribution

California

  • Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Weekend of July 21, 2018 -(National Needs Combined Collection)
  • Archdiocese of San Francisco: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Fresno: Weekend of November 24, 2019
  • Diocese of Monterey: Weekends of September 2 or 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Oakland: No Collection
  • Diocese of Orange: Weekend in November, 2018
  • Diocese of Sacramento: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of San Bernardino: No Collection
  • Diocese of San Diego: Weekend in November, 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of San Jose: Weekend in September, 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of Santa Rosa in California: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Stockton: Weekend of September 2, 2018

Colorado

  • Archdiocese of Denver: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Colorado Springs: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Pueblo: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Connecticut

  • Archdiocese of Hartford: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Bridgeport: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Norwich: Weekend in June 2018 - (As part of the National Combined Collection)

Delaware

  • Diocese of Wilmington: Weekend in January 2018 (Combined with the Catholic Communications Campaign)

District of Columbia

  • Archdiocese of Washington: Weekend of September 9, 2018

Florida

  • Archdiocese of Miami: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Orlando: Weekend of July 29, 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of Palm Beach: Weekend of May 13, 2018
  • Diocese of Pensacola-Talahassee: No Collection
  • Diocese of St. Augustine: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of St. Petersburg: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Venice: Weekend of September 9, 2018

Georgia

  • Archdiocese of Atlanta: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Savannah: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Hawaii

  • Diocese of Honolulu: Weekend of September 9, 2018

Idaho

  • Diocese of Boise: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Illinois

  • Archdiocese of Chicago: No Collection
  • Diocese of Belleville: No Collection
  • Diocese of Joliet: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Peoria: No Collection
  • Diocese of Rockford: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Springfield in Illinois: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Indiana

  • Archdiocese of Indianapolis: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Evansville: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend: Weekend of August 26, 2018
  • Diocese of Gary: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Iowa

  • Archdiocese of Dubuque: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Davenport: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Des Moines: No Collection
  • Diocese of Sioux City: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Kansas

  • Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Dodge City: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Salina: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Wichita: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Kentucky

  • Archdiocese of Louisville: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Covington: Weekend in August 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of Lexington: No Collection
  • Diocese of Owensboro: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Louisiana

  • Archdiocese of New Orleans: Next collection: May 2018
  • Diocese of Alexandria: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Baton Rouge: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Lafayette in Louisiana: Weekends of September 3 or 10, 2017
  • Diocese of Lake Charles: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Shreveport: Weekend of September 2, 2018

Maine

  • Diocese of Portland: Weekend of September 9, 2018 - Combined

Maryland

  • Archdiocese of Baltimore: Weekend of May 13, 2018 - Combined
  • Archdiocese of Washington: Weekend of September 9, 2018 - (Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George's, and Saint Mary's Counties)
  • Diocese of Wilmington: Weekend of January 2018 - (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties) (Combined with the Catholic Communications Campaign)

Massachusetts

  • Archdiocese of Boston: Weekend of October 14, 2018
  • Diocese of Fall River: Weekend of March, 2018- First Sunday of Lent
  • Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Worcester: Weekend of January 6, 2019

Michigan

  • Archdiocese of Detroit: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Gaylord: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Kalamazoo: No Collection
  • Diocese of Lansing: September - (Combined)
  • Diocese of Marquette: Weekend in May, 2018
  • Diocese of Saginaw: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Minnesota

  • Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Crookston: Weekend of May, 2018 - (Combined with the Catholic Communications Campaign)
  • Diocese of Duluth: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of New Ulm: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of St. Cloud: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Winona: Weekend in December, 2018

Mississippi

  • Diocese of Biloxi: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Jackson: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Missouri

  • Archdiocese of St. Louis: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Jefferson City: Weekend in September 2018
  • Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Montana

  • Diocese of Great Falls-Billings: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Helena: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Nebraska

  • Archdiocese of Omaha: Weekend of February 4, 2018
  • Diocese of Grand Island: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Lincoln: May 2018 (Combined Collection)

Nevada

  • Diocese of Las Vegas: Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Reno: No Collection- Sends Contribution

New Hampshire

  • Diocese of Manchester: Weekend of September 2, 2018

New Jersey

  • Archdiocese of Newark
  • Diocese of Camden: Weekend of September 2018
  • Diocese of Metuchen: Weekend of May 6, 2018 -(Combined with Catholic Communications Campaign)
  • Diocese of Trenton: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Paterson: Weekend of July 2018 - Combined

New Mexico

  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Gallup: No Collection
  • Diocese of Las Cruces: No Collection

New York

  • Archdiocese of New York: Weekend of January 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of Albany: Weekend of September 23, 2018
  • Diocese of Brooklyn: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Buffalo: Weekend of November 4, 2018
  • Diocese of Rochester: Weekend during Advent 2018
  • Diocese of Rockville Centre: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Syracuse: Weekend of September 16, 2018
  • Diocese of Ogdensburg: Weekend of June 10, 2018 - (Combined with the Catholic Communications Campaign)

North Carolina

  • Diocese of Charlotte: Weekend of May 20, 2018 - (Combined)
  • Diocese of Raleigh: Weekend of September 2, 2018

North Dakota

  • Diocese of Bismark: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Fargo: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Ohio

  • Archdiocese of Cincinnati: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Cleveland: Weekend of January 20, 2019
  • Diocese of Columbus: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Steubenville: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Toledo: Weekend in June 2018
  • Diocese of Youngstown: January 2018 - Combined

Oklahoma

  • Archdiocese of Oklahoma City: Weekend of August 18, 2019
  • Diocese of Tulsa: Weekend of April 29, 2018 - Combined

Oregon

  • Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Baker: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Pennsylvania

  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia: Weekend of August 19, 2018
  • Diocese of Allentown: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Erie: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Greensburg: Weekend of August 26, 2018 - Combined
  • Diocese of Harrisburg: No Collection
  • Diocese of Pittsburgh: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Scranton: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Rhode Island

  • Diocese of Providence: Weekend of January 20, 2019

South Carolina

  • Diocese of Charleston: Weekend of September 2, 2018

South Dakota

  • Diocese of Rapid City: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Sioux Falls: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Tennessee

  • Diocese of Knoxville: No Collection
  • Diocese of Memphis: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Nashville

Texas

  • Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Archdiocese of San Antonio: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Amarillo: No Collection
  • Diocese of Austin: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Beaumont: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Brownsville: Weekend in September 2018
  • Diocese of Corpus Christi: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Dallas: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of El Paso: Weekend of September 9, 2018
  • Diocese of Fort Worth: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Laredo: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Lubbock: No Collection
  • Diocese of San Angelo: No Collection
  • Diocese of Tyler: No Collection
  • Diocese of Victoria in Texas: Weekend of September 2018 - Combined

Utah

  • Diocese of Salt Lake City: No Collection

Vermont

  • Diocese of Burlington: Weekend of September 30, 2018

Virginia

  • Diocese of Arlington: Weekend of September 2, 2018
  • Diocese of Richmond: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Washington

  • Archdiocese of Seattle: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Spokane: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Yakima: No Collection - Sends Contribution

West Virginia

  • Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston: Weekend of September 30, 2018

Wisconsin

  • Archdiocese of Milwaukee: Weekend of June 9, 2018 - (Combined National Needs Collection)
  • Diocese of Green Bay: Weekend of May 20, 2018 - Pentecost Sunday
  • Diocese of La Crosse: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Madison: No Collection - Sends Contribution
  • Diocese of Superior: Weekend of September 2, 2018

Wyoming

  • Diocese of Cheyenne: No Collection - Sends Contribution

Other

  • Eparchy of St. George in Canton: Weekend in June, 2018 - Combined
  • Eparchy of St. Maron in Brooklyn: Weekend in September, 2018