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.



2016 Schedule Non-Parochial Collections - (Print Collection Envelopes)

January 16 - 17

Catholic Education
January 23 - 24 CRS Rice Bowl (for Lent) in English                               CRS Rice Bowl (for Lent) en Español
February DSA
February 27 - 28 Diocesan Retired Priests

March 12 - 13

Education of Seminarians & Priestly Formation

March 25

Holy Land (Good Friday)

April 16 - 17

Peter's Pence

May 14 - 15

Catholic Communication/Catholic University

June 11 - 12

Black & Indian Missions/Home Missions

July 9 - 10

Catholic Relief Services

August 13 - 14

Church in Latin America/Church in Africa

September 10 - 11

Respect Life/Migrants

October 15 - 16

Propagation of the Faith (World Mission Sunday)
(en español)

November 12 - 13

Campaign for Human Development 

December 3 - 4

Retired Religious

September 2016 Emergency Special Collection  for Louisiana Flood Victims


Click here for 2017 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