Annual Catholic Appeal

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The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, comprised of 87 parishes and 10 missions throughout 27 counties in North and West Missouri, has been blessed through the generosity of so many people such as you. With our 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) theme, taken from Ephesians 4:12, “To equip the holy ones for the work of ministry, for building up the Body of Christ,” I am inviting you to be part of serving God with the gifts you have been given to equip others spiritually, socially, and educationally through the parish and diocesan ministries funded by the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA).

As you may know, gifts to the Annual Catholic Appeal serve as the primary means to fund the more than 30 ministries, directed through the Diocesan Chancery Offices, that assist our parishes and Catholics throughout the diocese. While our financial goal of $1,900,000 is very important, it is just as essential for each of us to grow in faith, and to accompany others into a life of faith and life in Jesus. Put simply, the ACA strengthens your parish and every parish. We need each other to do “the work of the ministry.” God has given us many blessings. Let us join together as one family through acts of love as disciples of Our Lord.

Each dollar that you contribute assists in the ministries below:


SOCIAL SERVICE/OUTREACH MINISTRIES
Catholic Charities
Parish Based Ministry Grants
Hispanic Ministry


EDUCATION/FAITH FORMATION MINISTRIES
Catholic School Office
Bright Futures Fund
Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation


PASTORAL MINISTRIES
Vocation Office
Seminarian Education
Office of Consecrated Life
Diaconate Program
Divine Worship Office
Priestly Life and Ministry
Marriage and Family Life
Young Adult Ministry
Campus Ministry
Office of Youth Ministry
Human Rights Office
Respect Life Office
Office of the Tribunal
Administrative Services for All Employees


How can I help?

You can help meet this year’s 2022 ACA diocesan goal of $1,900,000 by considering making a gift or a pledge to the 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA). Through your generosity, you will make a difference for both your parish and every parish of the Diocese.  There are many giving options to contribute to the 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal, “To equip the holy ones for the work of ministry, for building up the Body of Christ” Ephesians 4:12:

  • To make a 2022 ACA ONE-TIME Gift Donation using your Credit or Debit Card/Bank Account, click the button below.

2022 Annual Appeal One-Time Donation

  • To setup a 2022 ACA NEW PLEDGE (10 equal monthly installments starting  Jan. 2022 through Oct. 2022) using your Credit or Debit Card/Bank Account, click the button below:

Set Up a 2022 ACA New Pledge

  • To make a 2022 ACA PAYMENT ON YOUR PLEDGE using Credit or Debit Card/Bank Account, click the button below: 

Make A 2022 ACA Pledge Payment

  • Download forms to make a stock transfer, IRA gift, or gift of grain from Planned Giving Forms or contact the Office of Stewardship and Development at 816.714.2359 for information.

Planned Giving Forms

  • To MAKE A 2021 ACA PLEDGE PAYMENT, “One Family…Walking Together in Faith,” using your Credit/Debit card, click button below:

2021 ACA Pledge Payment


If you prefer to be billed for your one-time gift/or pledge for the 2022 Annual Catholic Appeal, “To equip the holy ones for the work of ministry, for building up the Body of Christ,” please complete the form below.

  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 1.
    Please use this field to enter the TOTAL amount you would like to pledge. If you choose monthly billing or some other frequency this total gift will be divided into the appropriate recurring amount.
  • Please select your parish. If you do not belong to a parish in this Diocese please choose Other at the bottom of the list.
    Please check this box if your gift is $1000 or more or if it is 1% or more of your annual household income.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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