Bishop’s Assistance Fund

Over the past few years, the Bishop’s Assistance Fund has helped local and national catholic and other charities with the common focus of enabling others to do good works. Funds have helped enrich the lives of others from as far away as the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska to right here in Georgia.

Each quarter the bishops select recipients with varying needs all in the name of helping one another. These organizations advance the mission and good works of the church that make our catholic faith strong.

“Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater than these, because I am going to the Father.”

              -John 14:12

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Examples of how putting their faith into action has multiplied advancing the mission of the church through good works include:

Provide for those in most need: food, shelter, a safe place to live, disaster and immediate relief, catholic education for special needs children, medical care, hospice care, and end-of-life planning.
Support for: retiring priests and religious, formation, catholic leadership, faith formation for teens and young adults, pro-life, abolishing the death penalty, rural catholic communities, evangelization programs, catholic women, catholic education for underserved African Americans, young monk education, catholic voice in medical and ethical issues, retreats, and national shrines.
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Organizations Supported:

  • 40 Days For Life
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank
  • Bethlehem University Foundation
  • Blessed Trinity Retreat
  • Catholic Engaged Encounter
  • Catholic Leadership Institute
  • Catholic Mobilizing Network
  • Catholic Rural Life
  • Christ Child Society
  • Council of Major Superiors
       of Women Religious
  • Courage International
  • Diocese of Covington
  • Diocese of Fairbanks
  • Ethiopian Rite Catholic
      Church in North America
  • Felician Sisters of North America
  • Franciscan Missions
  • Glenmary Home Missioners
  • Hands Together
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic
      School of Special Education
  • Institute for Priestly Formation
  • Interfaith Atlanta
  • Leadership Roundtable
  • Mangochi Diocese
  • Men of Melchizedek
  • Monastery of the Holy Spirit
  • National Catholic Bioethics Center
  • National Catholic Partnership on Disability
  • National Committee for Human Life Amendment
  • National Council of Catholic Women
  • NET Ministries
  • NET Ministries Ireland
  • Pontifical Mission Societies in the U.S.
  • Pregnancy Aid Clinic
  • Purification Center
  • Saint John Vianney Center
  • Saint Joseph Abbey
  • Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine & Historic Site
  • Sister Thea Bowman Foundation
  • Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
  • SOAR (Support Our Aging Religious)
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry
  • The Basilica of the Nation Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • The Discalced Hermits of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • The National Catholic Bioethics Center
  • The Saint Benedict Education Foundation
  • The Upper Room Crisis Hotline
  • Wounded Warrior Project