The following materials have been designed to assist parishes in promoting, educating and spreading the word about the Catholic Ministry Appeal, which began in 2022.

Throughout the year, more resources will be added, updated and shared with parishes.

NEW THIS WEEK!

Digital Resource Guide – Updated 6/6/2022

The Digital Resource Guide provides an organized listing and description of all materials, resources and tools created and made available on this webpage.

If you have questions concerning the materials below, or need to request assistance, please contact the Office of Stewardship and Development at stewardship@dosp.org.

Planning and Execution

Commitment Weekend Ask Sample – Presented at the January 12, 2022 Webinar

Downloadable presentation sample about commitment weekend

Lay Witness Guide – Presented at the January 12, 2022 Webinar

Downloadable handout with tips for presenters and detailed answers to questions like: What is a witness presentation?, Why should we include witness presentations in our Catholic Ministry Appeal effort?, Who would make a strong witness? and When should the presentation take place?

Lay Witness Testimonial – Presented at the January 12, 2022 Webinar
Video Recording Tips – Presented at the January 12, 2022 Webinar

Downloadable tips and tricks on recording a testimonial video.

Parish Implementation TimelinePresented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar (Updated 11/22/2021)

Downloadable logistics tool for parishes to monitor due dates, tasks and completion dates to stay on task with Best Efforts or Extraordinary Efforts

Parish Planning FAQ Presented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar

Downloadable tool for parishes to assist team members in answering frequently asked questions

Budget by Funding Sources (added 11/8/2021)

Downloadable handout of the budget breaking out which offices are funded by which of the 3 sources

Team Responsibility Worksheet Presented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar

Downloadable handout for parishes to delegate parish leadership team members, responsibility, and contact information

Parish Planning Meeting Worksheet – Case Summary Presented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar

Downloadable handout for parish leaders with the history and explanation for transitioning from APA to the Catholic Ministry Appeal

Parish Planning Worksheet – CommunicationsPresented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar

Downloadable handout for parish leaders to monitor multimedia platforms, submission deadlines, and contact person and information

Parish Planning Worksheet – Lay Testimonial Presented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar

Downloadable handout for parish leaders to delegate and refer to for Catholic Ministry Appeal Lay Testimonial presentations

Pastor Letter Presented at the September 22, 2021 Webinar (bilingual letter added 11/8/2021)

Suggested Pastor Letter of Support sent to all parishioners after Bishop Parkes’ mailing is sent.

English and Spanish

Parish Best Effort Implementation Presented at the August 10, 2021 Webinar

Definition of Best Effort and Extraordinary Effort for parish implementation

English | Spanish (Updated 8/18/2021) | Vietnamese

TimelinePresented at the August 10, 2021 Webinar

Timeline & Plan of Action for the Catholic Ministry Appeal

English | Spanish (Updated 8/18/2021) | Vietnamese

Frequently Asked Questions – Presented at the August 10, 2021 Webinar

About the new Cathedraticum, Catholic Ministry Appeal and the retirement of APA

English | Spanish (Updated 8/18/2021) | Vietnamese

Gift Remittance Process(added 11/15/2021)

Downloadable handout with procedures established to expedite the remittance of gifts and commitments.

Ways to Give(added 11/15/2021)

Downloadable handout with breakdown of gifts accepted.

Weekly Parish Resources(updated 4/22/2022)

Prayers of the Faithful, Pulpit, Web Announcements and Graphics

Promotion Materials

More Than a Name Change…Introducing the Catholic Ministry Appeal

Click here to download

Más que un cambio de nombre…Inicio de la Campaña para los Ministerios Católicos

Click here to download

Logos for Digital Materials

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Brochure

Included with Bishop Parkes’ mailing to historical donors in November 2021 and to all other households in January 2022 – English | Spanish

Flickr Album

Photos will be uploaded as they are available. Click here to be redirected to the Catholic Ministry Appeal photo album.

Catholic Ministry Appeal Prayer

PowerPoint English Prayer UPDATED 12/6/2021

3 up Prayer Card to download, print and cut in house – English | Spanish

Postcard

Postcard Option 1 – Download

Download and customize with your parish information!

Postcard Option 2 – Download

Download and customize with your parish information!

“Ministries in Action” Bulletin Inserts

Participation focus for Parishes Above/Below Goal

Customizable Flocknote and Word templates with increased participation messaging for parishes above/below their individual parish financial goal.

Active Phase – English

9 Downloadable 8.5×11 bulletin inserts – uploaded 11/22/2021

  • Kick Off Weekend | First Issue (Introduction of the Catholic Ministry Appeal) – PDF | PNG
  • The Center of the Family | Family Life & Multicultural Office – PDF | PNG
  • Serving our people | Diaconate Office – v1 from Pastor perspective – PDF | PNG
  • Teaching our people | Diaconate Office – v2 from Deacon perspective – PDF | PNG
  • Proclaiming God’s love | Respect Life – PDF | PNG
  • Serving those who serve | Ministry to Priests- v1 – PDF | PNG
  • Serving those who serve | Ministry to Priests– v2 – PDF | PNG
  • Protecting our children | Safe Environment – PDF | PNG
  • Commitment Weekend | Last Issue (Giving options – online, QR code and Text to Give) – PDF | PNG

Active Phase – Spanish

9 Downloadable 8.5×11 bulletin inserts

  • Kick Off Weekend – First Issue (Introduction of the Catholic Ministry Appeal)PDF | PNG
  • El seno de la Familia – El ministerio con comunidades multiculturales y el de matrimonios y familias – PDF | PNG
  • Servir a nuestra gente | El Diaconado – v1 – PDF | PNG
  • Enseñar a nuestro pueblo | El Diaconado v2 – PDF | PNG
  • Proclamar el amor de Dios | Respeto por la vida – PDF | PNG
  • Servir a aquellos que sirven | Ministerio con sacerdotes – v1 – PDF | PNG
  • Servir a aquellos que sirven | Ministerio con sacerdotes – v2 – PDF | PNG
  • Proteger a los niños | Nuestra Responsabilidad – PDF | PNG
  • Commitment Weekend – Last Issue (Giving options – online, QR code and Text to Give) – PDF | PNG

Active Phase – Flocknote Template Timeline

9 messages available to copy from the Flocknote Library and schedule starting January 2022 with the proposed timeline below:

  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Kick off template (Schedule: 1/1-7/22)
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Diaconate (Pick 1 and Schedule: 1/8-14/22)
    • Serving Our People template
    • Teaching our People template 
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Proclaiming God’s love template (Schedule: 1/15-21/22)
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Ministry to Priests (Pick one and Schedule: 1/22-28/22)
    • Serving those who serve v1 template 
    • Serving those who serve v2 template
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – The Center of the Family template (Schedule: 1/29-2/2/22)
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Protecting our children template (Schedule: 2/2-4/22)
  • Ministries in Action/Ministerios en Acción – Commitment Weekend template (Schedule: 2/5-6/22)

Click here to download a PDF version of the recommended posting timeline.

11×17 Posters & Inserts

UPDATED 11/12/2021

  • Faith Formation & Evangelization – PDF | JPEG
  • Justice, Life & Advocacy Promotion & Formation – PDF | JPEG
  • Ministry to Youth & Young Adults – PDF | JPEG
  • Ministries of Mercy through Catholic Charities – PDF | JPEG
  • Diaconate Program & Formation – PDF | JPEG

  • Ministerio con Jóvenes y Adultos Jóvenes – PDF | JPEG
  • Formación en la Fe y Evangelización – PDF | JPEG
  • Ministerios de la Misericordia de Caridades Católicas de la Diócesis de St. Petersburg – PDF | JPEG
  • Programa y Formación del Diaconado – PDF | JPEG
  • Promoción y Formación sobre la Vida, la Justicia y la Defensa – PDF | JPEG

33×84″ Diocesan Rollout Banner

Click here to order directly from the Diocesan website

Offertory Envelope & Design

Click the image below to download a print ready PDF.

Front Sample
Back Sample

Text to Give Graphics

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation slides

Give Now Graphics & QR Code

Link to e-giving page when the Catholic Ministry Appeal kicks off January 2022. Click the images below to download.

QR Code

When scanned, this code redirects users to givetoministry.dosp.org. Click on the QR code below to download.

Social Media Guide

4 week social media guide with sample graphics, photos and text to download and use or change and customize

Social Media Teaser Video

“We Are Starting Over…”

Click here to download

“Estamos comenzando de nuevo…”

Click here to download

Social Media Graphics

Ready to post social media graphics with quotes from the survey!

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Build Your Own Social Media Graphic!

  • 1920 x 1080 Gradient Background – JPEG
  • 1920 x 1920 Gradient Background – JPEG

Build Your Own Poster & Insert!

  • Encountering God and Nurturing our Spiritual Life Gradient Background – JPEG
  • Embracing God’s Call to Serve Gradient Background – JPEG
  • Accompanying our Missionary Disciples Gradient Background – JPEG

Contact Michelle Mesiano at mnm@dosp.org to request materials.

Training Webinar Recordings

Meeting #3: Pastor, Staff and Leadership Training – January 12, 2022

Webinar Presentation

Presentation Slides

Meeting #2: Pastor, Staff and Leadership Training – September 22, 2021

Webinar Presentation

Meeting #1: Launching the Catholic Ministry Appeal – August 10, 2021

Webinar Presentation

Presentation Slides

Launch Q & A by TopicQuestions and answers from the August 10, 2021 Launch Webinar

This ministry is supported through gifts to the Catholic Ministry Appeal.
This ministry is supported through gifts to the Catholic Ministry Appeal.