January 19, 2023

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez to Hold News Conference Launching 2023 Catholic Charities Appeal

Archbishop Pérez will announce this year’s fundraising goals and highlight the Catholic Charities Appeal’s impact on those served by the social service and educational ministries of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will launch the 2023 Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) at a news conference. CCA is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s largest annual fundraising initiative. It benefits hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries throughout the five-county Archdiocese.

Monday, January 23, 2023
10:00 a.m.
Archdiocesan Pastoral Center (Auditorium)
222 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Archbishop Pérez will be joined by Mr. Ernest W. Russom III, President of the CCA Board of Directors.

Representatives from ministries benefitting from CCA will also be on hand including Ms. Angela Babcock, Administrator of Divine Providence Village, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that provides programs serving individuals with intellectual disabilities, and Sister Lisa Lettiere, IHM, Principal of Saint Lucy School for Children with Visual Impairments, one of three Archdiocesan Special Education Schools. Both will offer brief remarks about the impact of the CCA.

The news conference will be streamed live beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Archbishop Pérez’s Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ArchbishopPerez.

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Editor’s Note: The Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s single most important fundraiser, benefiting hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese.  To learn more about the CCA, please visit: https://www.catholiccharitiesappeal.org/. CCA is powered by The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP), an independent, nonprofit community foundation. To learn more about CFGP, please visit https://thecfgp.org/

Contact: Kenneth A. Gavin
Chief Communications Officer
215-587-3747 (office)