Lynn and Tom Kassouf
Co-Chairs, 2021 Catholic Stewardship Appeal
St. John XXIII Parish, Port Washington
Hello, once again, as we continue as Co-Chairs of the Catholic Stewardship Appeal. Throughout the past year we have all experienced unexpected challenges, but none as great as those who lack the support needed to continue to hope. Our faith encourages us to count our blessings every day, and we have been very blessed in our lives.
Because of the blessings we have received, we want to share our resources with the church in its efforts to carry out the work of God - providing help to those who are struggling and in need, educating youth in the Catholic faith, and securing the future of the church by supporting vocations and pastoral leadership.
The financial needs of our Church and community are great. This is no surprise to you, we know. And so we hope you can join us in supporting the efforts of the Catholic Stewardship Appeal with a gift. We invite you to join us by becoming a member of the Campanile Society. The Campanile Society is made up of donors throughout the Archdiocese who make an annual gift to the Appeal of $1,000 or more.
If you are able, please accept our invitation to join others like you willing to lend their support. We promise your gift will truly make a difference. And, for that, we thank you. May God bless you and your family abundantly!
In honor and recognition of their generosity, Society members are invited to special events throughout the year including an annual reception and dinner hosted by Archbishop Jerome Listecki. All members receive a special membership pin in addition to the archbishop’s weekly inspirational Love One Another email messages.
For more information on special benefits afforded to Archbishop’s Circle and Bishop’s Circle members, membership in the Campanile Society, or Appeal giving options call Jenny Mendenhall, appeal director, at (414) 769-3320 or email her at email@example.com
Levels of Giving
The Campanile Society offers four levels of giving; membership is automatic with a minimum gift of $1,000. Prayerfully consider the level of giving that best reflects your call to stewardship.
Supporter - $1,000
Sustainer - $2,500
Bishop's Circle - $5,000
Archbishop's Circle - $10,000
Contributions to the annual $8.1 million Catholic Stewardship Appeal are restricted for use in four key areas of ministry:
- Serving Those in Need
- Strengthening Parish Ministries and Promoting Evangelization
- Supporting Catholic Schools and Parish Religious Education
- Forming Priests, Deacons and Fostering Parish Leadership
Dollars raised within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee stay here and are used solely for the purpose of supporting its ministries and programs. Many of these programs have no other means of financial support and their reach extends well beyond what any parish or school can provide on its own.