Urgent: With a $50,000 Challenge Grant in the balance, I need your help.

By Dr. Jeff Mirus (bio - articles - email) | Nov 16, 2016

This Fall, eighty-three of our Boosters joined forces to offer a Challenge Grant of $50,000 to make it easier for CatholicCulture.org to raise the funds it needs to continue its mission in 2017. As of this writing, we have matched roughly $41,000, which means we still have approximately $9,000 to go.

Our deadline to win the Challenge Grant is November 22nd. If you have already contributed during this Challenge Campaign, which began on October 14th, I thank you. If you have not yet helped with this funding project, I ask you to do so immediately.

If you benefit from our Catholic World News service, our uniquely balanced Catholic commentary and analysis, our resource library and our daily spiritual materials, I hope you will make a contribution to our Fall Challenge Campaign now. Your gift will be matched; moreover, winning the entire grant will ensure that we can continue our Catholic mission in the coming year.

The purpose of CatholicCulture.org is to enrich faith, strengthen the Church and form Catholic culture. Our materials are used by some ten million Catholics and potential converts each year, at a cost of about five cents apiece. CatholicCulture.org is by far the most widely visited Catholic website with a news service in the world.

All of our materials are always available free of charge. In addition to being used directly on our website, they are picked up and recirculated in newspapers, church bulletins, blogs, other websites, radio, television and social media, in more than 200 countries.

CatholicCulture.org depends entirely on user support, which means we are not beholden to any special interest. The generosity of our users ensures an independence that enables us to assess Catholic issues faithfully and fairly, with no special axes to grind.

If you have not yet donated to our Fall Challenge Campaign, please visit our campaign page to learn more and to offer your gift while we can get it matched.

If you do not wish to donate online by credit card, open our donation form anyway. You will find instructions at the top of the form for donating by check or through PayPal.

On behalf of all of our staff, thanks for your support!

Jeff Mirus, President

P. S. Since Trinity Communications is a non-profit organization, donations are tax-deductible in the United States.

Jeffrey Mirus holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Princeton University. A co-founder of Christendom College, he also pioneered Catholic Internet services. He is the founder of Trinity Communications and CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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