The Annual Bishop’s Appeal is a yearly fundraising campaign that supports ministries and programs throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The diocesan-wide goal for the 34th Annual Bishop’s Appeal is $5,190,128. This is categorized as: Education, Clergy, Charity, Communications & Worship, and Evangelization. These five categories are broken down in greater detail in this bar graph.


For a snapshot of some of your impact in each category, see the 2020 Annual Bishop's Appeal Brochure.

These figures detail only the Annual Bishop’s Appeal contributions to specific diocesan ministries and departments.  These ministries and departments may have larger overall total budgets and expenses.


Frequently asked questions

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Fort Wayne: 260-888-1224

Mishawaka:  574-258-6571