Below are the letters required to be published as a full page or half page in parish bulletins the weekend before the collection occurs. These letters are from the Bishop and the branding standards of the letter should be followed.   The letter may also be read, in addition to it being printed in the bulletin.  If you have questions about the letters, please contact the diocesan Director of Communications, Marketing and Social Media (Jennifer Trefelner). If you have questions about reporting and submitting collection funds, please contact the diocesan Finance Office.

2019 Schedule Non-Parochial Collections

(Print Collection Envelopes)

January 12 - 13

Catholic Education
  English (doc) (pdf)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf)


DSA (In-Pew Collection Only)

February 23 - 24

Diocesan Retired Priests
 English (doc) (pdf)
 Spanish (doc) (pdf)

March 9 - 10

Education of Seminarians & Priestly Formation
 English (doc)  (pdf)
 Spanish (doc) (pdf)

April 19

Holy Land (Good Friday)
 English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

 Holy Land Letter in Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

April 27 - 28

Peter's Pence
 English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

May 11 - 12

Catholic Communications / Catholic University
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

June 8 - 9

Black & Indian Missions / Home Missions
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

July 13 - 14

Catholic Relief Services
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

August 10 - 11

Church in Latin America / Church in Africa
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

September 7 - 8

Respect Life / Migrants
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

October 12 - 13

World Mission
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)

November 9 - 10

Campaign for Human Development     

November 16 - 17

Triennial National Collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA
  English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
  Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg

December 7 - 8

Retired Religious

Click here for the 2020 Schedule

Click here for the 2019 Schedule

Click here for the 2018 Schedule

Click here for the 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. 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