The National Black and Indian Mission Collection
The BIM Collection is taken up in most parishes on the first weekend in
Lent. For more information please write: The Commission for the Catholic
Missions Among the Colored People and the Indians, 2021 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-4207. Visit the website or call (202) 331-8542 for more information.
The Catholic University of America Collection
The Collection for The
Catholic University of America underwrites scholarships to assist
financially deserving students in completing their education at CUA in
over 50 disciplines. The collection for Catholic University is taken up in most parishes on
the first or second weekend in September. Please visit CUA's website for more information.
The Holy Land Collection
The Holy Land Collection is taken up in most parishes on Good Friday. For more information write: Commissariat of the Holy Land Friar John-Sebastian, OFM, The Franciscan Monastery, 1400 Quincy Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017. Please visit the Franciscan Monastery's website for more information.
The Retirement Fund for Religious
The RFR Collection is taken up in most parishes on the second weekend in December. Please visit the National Religious Retirement Office
and Retirement Fund for Religious
pages for more information.
The World Mission Sunday Collection
The funds gathered on
World Mission Sunday are distributed in the pope's name by the Society
for the Propagation of the Faith—a Pontifical Mission Society. Please visit the Pontifical Mission Societies website
for more information.
Collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services
The Collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services is taken in most parishes the Sunday before Veteran's Day, every third year. This collection will be taken next in 2019. For more information please visit the website for the Archdiocese for the Military Services.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Trinity Dome Collection
The Trinity Dome Collection is a one-time collection that will be taken in most parishes on Mother's Day, May 14th, 2017. For more information about this collection please visit the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception's Trinity Dome website.