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Being Christ to Others: Campus Ministry

Catholic Charities & Communities Annual Appeal

Campus ministries of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama meet our next generation of parish leaders in crucial formative years, right where they are. By proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the arena of higher education and addressing the needs of students, faculty, and staff at the 29 institutions of higher learning within our diocese, our campus ministries help young adults carry their passion and commitment to their relationship with Jesus Christ into new careers, families, and the future of our Church in central and northern Alabama. The annual Catholic Charities and Communities Appeal supports Campus Ministry and all our formation programs for all ages.

Additionally, through the love and generosity of thousands of donors throughout our diocese, lives are changed every day by the financial assistance for rent, utilities, medicine, clothing, food, baby formula and diapers and counseling services for children and parents, made available to all.

“Within each person we meet, there is someone looking to be found, to be loved, to be recognized. In so many ways, Jesus calls each of us to reach out to them, to share the love within our hearts, to share Him Who dwells within us,” said Bishop Steven Raica in his recent letter to Catholics throughout the Diocese of Birmingham.

Supporting Campus Ministry through the Catholic Charities and Communities Annual Appeal is a meaningful way to answer that call.

Your pledge, your gifts, and your prayers impact people in your own community, in your own parish, and within your own family, right here in the Diocese of Birmingham.

You can answer the call by making your pledge now at, by mailing in your pledge card, or by bringing your pledge card to Mass on Pledge Sunday, Sept. 25.