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Who We Are


The Subcommittee on the Catholic Home Missions is composed of eight bishops, with additional bishop consultant as necessary. Each year the Subcommittee, with the assistance of its staff, reviews and evaluates grant applications and makes funding decisions.

Subcommittee Members

Most Rev. Peter F. Christensen, Bishop of Boise

Most Rev. Stefan Soroka, Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia for Ukrainians
Most Rev. Edward J. Burns, Bishop of Juneau
Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop of Charleston
Most Rev. Curtis J. Guillory, S.V.D., Bishop of Beaumont
Most Rev. Alberto Rojas, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago
Most Rev. Paul D. Sirba, Bishop of Duluth
Most Rev. James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup 

National Staff

The national staff manages day-to-day operations, including allocations and education. Staff can be reached via e-mail at:

Jessi Poré, Director
(202) 541-5400

Kenneth Q. Ong, Grants Specialist
(202) 541-3010

Elena Baydina, Grants Administrator
(202) 541-3238

Fax: 202-541-3473

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