Collection Letters

Below are the letters intended for the Bulletin Editors to place/publish in parish bulletins and/or read from the pulpit. These letters are from the Bishop.  If you have questions about the letters, please contact the diocesan Director of Communications (Dianne Laubert). If you have questions about reporting and submitting collection funds, please contact the diocesan Finance Office.


January 17-18, 2015 - Catholic Schools Week


2015 Schedule Non-Parochial Collections - (Print Collection Envelopes)

January 17-18

Catholic Education Support
February TBA DSA Announcement Weekend

February TBA

Diocesan Services Appeal - Presentation

February TBA

Diocesan Services Appeal - Commitment

March 7- 8

Education of Seminarians & Priestly Formation

April 3

Holy Land (Good Friday)

April 18 - 19

Peter's Pence

May 16 - 17

Catholic Communication/Catholic University

June 13 - 14

Black & Indian Missions/Home Missions

July 11 - 12

Catholic Relief Services

August 8 - 9

Church in Latin America/Church in Africa

September 12 - 13

Respect Life/Migrants

October 3 - 4 Respect Life Sunday

October 17 - 18

Propagation of the Faith (World Mission Sunday)

November 14 - 15

Campaign for Human Development 

December 5 - 6

Retired Religious


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Click here for 2014 Schedule

Click here for 2013 schedule


Please be advised that each individual Non-Parochial Collection is to be reported and submitted to the diocesan Finance Office within 60 days of the scheduled collection. Only those funds received for that collection within that time frame will be reported in the Annual Non-Parochial Collection report in January 2015. Please tabulate receipts and forward in the envelope provided, a check payable to:

Diocese of Palm Beach
Diocesan Finance Office
9995 North Military Trail
P.O. Box 109650
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-9650


Approved by the College of Consultors at the February 26, 2013 meeting at Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center