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Diocese of Honolulu Second Collections

For more information on Second Collections in the Diocese of Honolulu, email kcabiles@rcchawaii.org 
Click the following links to download:

2021 Second Collections List

2022 Second Collections List

 

 

2021 Second Collection Announcements

Bishop Larry Silva would like parishes to consider using the following announcements (or your own versions) for our Second Collection schedule. For optimal awareness, we urge you to announce these collections a week before the date, and the day of.  If you have any questions, please contact Dcn. Keith Cabiles at (808) 203-6715; kcabiles@rcchawaii.org

 

● January 23/24
Church in Latin America and Black and Indian Missions

Week before collection
Our second collection next week will be for the Church in Latin America and the Black and Indian Missions. Your gift will go to help fund programs such as evangelization and catechesis for these missions.

Day of collection
Today’s second collection is for the Church in Latin America and the Black and Indian Missions. Your support will go to help fund programs such as evangelization and catechesis for these missions.

 

● February 13/14
Augustine Educational Foundation

Week before collection
Next week, our second collection will be for the Augustine Educational Foundation which provides tuition assistance to families with financial needs to be able to send their children to Hawaii Catholic Schools, and for grants for curriculum development.

Day of collection
Today our second collection will be for the Augustine Educational Foundation. With your generous support, The Augustine Educational Foundation provides tuition assistance to families with financial needs to be able to send their children to Hawaii Catholic Schools, and also for grants for curriculum development.

 

● March 13/14
Catholic Relief Services

Week before collection
Next week’s second collection will be taken up for Catholic Relief Services.  Your generous donations will fund CRS’s programs such as the USCCB Office for International Justice and Peace, Migration and Refugee Services, relief work of the Holy Father, and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network.

Day of collection
Today’s second collection will be for the Catholic Relief Services. Your generosity will help with their many programs, including the USCCB Office for International Justice and Peace, Migration and Refugee Services, relief work of the Holy Father, and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network.

 

● April 1 Holy Thursday
Rice Bowl

Week before collection
On Holy Thursday, there will be a collection for the CRS Rice Bowl provides finding for the Catholic Relief Services’ food security projects which support agriculture, nutrition, education and self-sufficiency in communities around the world.

Day of collection
Today’s special collection is for Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl. Each year your generous donations help food security projects which support agriculture, nutrition, education and self-sufficiency in communities around the world.

 

● April 2 Good Friday
Holy Land

Week before collection
There will be a Collection tomorrow, Good Friday. This pontifical collection supports Holy Places in the Holy Land, along with funding pastoral, charitable, educational and social works which the Church supports, for the welfare of Christian brethren of those local communities.

Day of collection
Today’s special collection is a Pontifical Collection, supporting Holy Places in the Holy Land, along with funding pastoral, charitable, educational and social works which the Church supports, for the welfare of Christian brethren of those local communities.

 

● May 24/25
Diocesan Priest Retirement Fund

Week before collection
Next week our Second Collection will be for the Diocesan Priest Retirement Fund. This is a different collection from the Religious Retirement Fund that is done each December. In concert with next weekend’s Good Shepherd Sunday, we are asked to prayerfully consider giving generously to this collection that will directly support our priests who are in their retirement years.  They have given their lives shepherding our communities, and we pray that they are adequately cared for, in this next chapter of their lives.

Day of collection
Today, our Second Collection will be for the Diocesan Priest Retirement Fund. This is a different collection from the Religious Retirement Fund that is done each December. In concert with Good Shepherd Sunday, we are asked to prayerfully consider giving generously to this collection that will directly support our priests who are in their retirement years.  They have given their lives shepherding our communities, and we pray that they are adequately cared for, in this next chapter of their lives.

 

● May 15/16
Catholic Communication Campaign

Week before collection
The second collection for next Sunday helps the Catholic Communication Campaign to evangelize and connect people of the world to Christ through the internet, television, radio, and print media. A percentage of your generous donations are kept here in the Diocese of Honolulu to fund local communication efforts.  

Day of collection
Today’s second collection helps the Catholic Communication Campaign to evangelize and connect people of the world to Christ through the internet, television, radio, and print media. A percentage of your generous donations are kept here in the Diocese of Honolulu to fund local communication efforts.

● June 26/27
Holy Father (Peter’s Pence)

Week before collection
Next week, we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Please be generous.

Day of collection
Today is the Peter’s Pence Collection, a worldwide collection that supports the charitable works of Pope Francis. Funds from this collection help victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Take this opportunity to join with Pope Francis and be a witness of charity to our suffering brothers and sisters. Please be generous today.

● July 17/18
Diocesan Seminarian Education Fund

Week before collection
Next week our Second Collection will be for our Diocesan Seminarian Education Fund.  The education costs (tuition, room and board) per seminarian total approximately $320,000 over the course of his journey towards Ordination to the priesthood. Please prayerfully consider making a financial donation towards priestly vocations.  Your gift would directly contribute to the education of our seminarians and is much needed and greatly appreciated. 

Day of collection
Today’s Second Collection will be for our Diocesan Seminarian Education Fund.  The education costs (tuition, room and board) per seminarian total approximately $320,000 over the course of his journey towards Ordination to the priesthood. Please prayerfully consider making a financial donation towards priestly vocations.  Your gift would directly contribute to the education of our seminarians and is much needed and greatly appreciated.

 

● August 21/22
Catholic Charities Hawaii

Week before collection
Our Second Collection next weekend will be for Catholic Charities in Hawaii.  Serving Hawai‘i since 1947, Catholic Charities Hawai’i serves all people, especially those with the greatest need, regardless of their faith or culture. As part of the largest private network of social service organizations in the United States, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i offers much needed programs and services statewide, serving 40,000 individuals each year. 

Day of collection
Our Second Collection next weekend will be for Catholic Charities in Hawaii.  Serving Hawai‘i since 1947, Catholic Charities Hawai’i serves all people, especially those with the greatest need, regardless of their faith or culture. As part of the largest private network of social service organizations in the United States, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i offers much needed programs and services statewide, serving 40,000 individuals each year. Please prayerfully consider being generous in your support.

 

● September 11/12
Catholic University of America

Week before collection
Next weekend, the diocese will be taking up the National Collection for The Catholic University of America. By giving to the National Collection, you will help support more than 6,000 students who are seeking a faith-filled education at an institution that supports cutting edge research in multiple fields. Your investment will enable the University to continue to support the Church and to advance its work of preparing the next generation of leadership, both religious and lay, of our Church and nation. Thank you for your generosity

Day of collection
This weekend, parishes in our diocese are taking up the National Collection for The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.  By giving to the National Collection, you will help support more than 6,000 students who are seeking a faith-filled education at an institution that supports cutting-edge research in multiple fields. Your investment will enable the University to continue to support the Church and to advance its work of preparing the next generation of leadership, both religious and lay, of our Church and nation. Thank you for your generosity.

 

● October 23/24
World Mission Day

Week before collection
Next week is World Mission Sunday, in a special Extraordinary Missionary Month. We are called through our baptism to be part of the Church’s missionary efforts, through prayer, self-sacrifice and support of missionary vocations through material aid. Remembering that we are baptized and sent as a Universal Church of Christ on mission in the world, we can PRAY for the Church’s worldwide missionary work, and offer financial help and charity through The Society for the Propagation of the Faith for vulnerable communities throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands.

Day of collection
Today is World Mission Sunday, in a special Extraordinary Missionary Month. We are called through our baptism to be part of the Church’s missionary efforts, through prayer, self-sacrifice and support of missionary vocations through material aid. Remembering that we are baptized and sent as a Universal Church of Christ on mission in the world, we can PRAY for the Church’s worldwide missionary work, and offer financial help and charity through The Society for the Propagation of the Faith for vulnerable communities throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands.

 

● November 20/21
Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Week before collection
Next week our special collection will support the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. More than 46 million people in the United States live in poverty today. This collection supports programs that empower people to identify and address obstacles as they work to make permanent and positive changes for their communities.

Day of collection
Please be generous in this week’s special collection, which supports the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. In the United States, one in six people live in poverty. Through this collection you support programs that address the causes of poverty and provide a sustainable future for people across the country who struggle. In addition 25% of the funds we collect will remain in our diocese to fund local antipoverty projects. Please prayerfully consider how you can support this collection and work on the margins.

 

● December 11/12
Retirement Fund for Religious

Week before collection
Next week we will take up the annual national collection for Retired Religious.  This goes to support those women and men of religious communities (not our own retired priests), who have served us so well in our schools, parishes, and charitable organizations.

Day of collection
The second collection today is for Retired Religious, the women and men of religious communities who have served us so well in our schools, parishes, and charitable organizations.  Your generosity is appreciated.