About the Appeal

My Dear Friends in Christ:

Your participation in the Catholic Appeal helps to strengthen our parish communities, and enables us to continue living our faith together through the beauty and joy of the Gospel. I am truly grateful for your support.

May God bless you and your families.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM, Cap.

2017 Catholic Appeal Leadership Committee

The Catholic Appeal is led by a dedicated group of clergy and lay persons who provide advice and support throughout the year. We are grateful to the members of the 2017 Leadership Committee.

Chris Kierce, Co-Chair
St. Anthony, Cohasset

Rev. Louis Palmieri, Co-Chair
Sacred Heart/St. Ann/St. Mary, Quincy

Maria Blewitt
St. Athanasius, Reading

Rev. John Capuci
St. Malachy, Burlington

Rev. Walter Carreiro
St. Anthony of Padua/St. Francis of Assisi, Cambridge

Kevin Matthews
Our Lady of Fatima, Sudbury

Bill and Anne Sullivan
St. Robert Bellarmine, Andover

Jim and Eileen Tempero
St. Mary, Brookline

Honorary Committee Members

Msgr. Francis Strahan
St. Bridget, Framingham

Rev. Rodney Copp
St. Gerard Majella, Canton

Msgr. William Helmick
St. Theresa of Avila, West Roxbury