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ACA Thankful and Looking Ahead to a New Year!
As we look ahead to a new year, the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) would like to thank each of you for your generous support of our 2023 campaign. Unfortunately, because this article was submitted mid-December, ahead of our final 2023 ACA tally, we are not able to give you the final ACA progress to go...

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ACA Asks for a Coffee and a Bagel

Posted on October 09, 2023 in: ACA

ACA Asks for a Coffee and a Bagel
The Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) supports the more than 25 ministries and programs that attend to the spiritual, emotional, physical, and educational needs of our friends and neighbors. While we all can agree that there is no greater act than loving our brothers and sisters as Christ loves us, how m...

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ACA Thanks Christopher Society Donors

Posted on July 07, 2023 in: ACA

ACA Thanks Christopher Society Donors
Every spring, Bishop Cote and the ACA hold a dinner to personally thank our Christopher Society donors, those who give $1,000 or more to the Annual Catholic Appeal, for their continued kindness. This year’s dinner was held at the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station. No matter the difficulties they...

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Annual Catholic Appeal Thanks Volunteers at Leadership Dinner Meeting
This year’s Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) dinner meeting was held Feb. 23 at the St. Andrew Church hall in Colchester. Before the ACA begins each year, the pastors, secretaries, parishioner volunteers and ACA chairs come together to prepare for the new campaign. This meeting always provides a n...

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Bishop Cote's Video Message: 2023 Annual Catholic Appeal
Bishop Cote's video message for the 2023 Annual Catholic Appeal can be viewed here. Click the link below the video to be taken to the 2023 ACA page for more information and to donate.     Click Here to Learn More     Click here to view our&nb...

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With Much Gratitude, 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal Surpasses Goal for Second Year
It is with extreme gratitude that we announce that our 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) surpassed its goal of $2.7 million. Because of your sacrificial giving, the 2022 ACA met 101.41% of its goal, receiving a total of $2,737,980  in gifts/pledges. This is truly an amazing feat, especially in ...

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ACA Needs Help of Each Member of Family of Faith
How wonderful it is to be a part of the inaugural edition of our Four County Catholic magazine. How fitting that it will be in homes shortly before Christmas, the time of year when so many of our family and friends will be visiting, hopefully taking the time to enjoy the new columns and format. ...

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ACA: It's Not Too Late to Give

Posted on December 01, 2022 in: ACA

ACA: It's Not Too Late to Give
Please help us reach our 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal goal! All new and additional gifts made between now and December 15th, will be matched with a 50% gift, thanks to the generosity of the Rossi Foundation and the Padre Pio Foundation of America. Let us all come together as “One Faith, O...

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Donors' ACA Generosity Knows No Bounds

Posted on October 13, 2022 in: ACA

Donors' ACA Generosity Knows No Bounds
The Annual Catholic Appeal is thrilled to announce that two wonderful donors, the Rossi Foundation and the Padre Pio Foundation of America, have generously agreed to match 50% of every new donation that the ACA receives between September 12, 2022, through December 15, 2022.   This is th...

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A Path to Grow in Christ’s Love

Posted on October 10, 2022 in: ACA

A Path to Grow in Christ’s Love
Fall is upon us, and I hope that you all get the opportunity to visit your favorite pumpkin patch or apple orchard, bake an apple pie or sip your favorite spiced tea or coffee.  Autumn brings many new changes for several members of our diocese, whether it’s the start of a new school ye...

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