2018 Catholic Appeal

CMA Exceeds $5 Million Goal!!!

Thanks to the generosity of thousands here in the Archdiocese, the 2018 CMA exceeded its $5 million goal!! Click here to learn more.

Everyone Has a Story

You have a story. Where have you been? Where are you at now in your life? Where do you hope to be in the future?

Most likely, there are people who have helped you along the way. They have made a difference in your life; they have impacted your story.

Through the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA), you can Impact the Story for others.

What is the Catholic Ministries Appeal?

A Calling

We are called to be Christ’s disciples in today’s world, to be his light and to live out the Gospel message by impacting the stories of those in need. One way to fulfill this call is by supporting the Catholic Ministries Appeal.

How the CMA Works

The Catholic Ministries Appeal is the annual campaign to support six local ministries that teach, feed, and heal. All 200+ parishes of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati join together to invite participation in this vital appeal.

How to Make a Gift to the CMA

Gifts to the CMA can be returned through your parish’s offertory basket at Mass or mailed to:

Catholic Ministries Appeal
100 East 8th Street, 2nd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Please make checks payable to the Catholic Ministries Appeal
CMA Partners pledge 1% or more of their annual household income to the appeal. Last year, 1,200 families pledge support as CMA Partners. In total, these families contributed $1.8 million to the 2017 appeal.
For a stock donation form, contact David Kissell at [email protected] or (513) 421-3131 ext. 2881

Through the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) here in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, you can

Impact the Story for others.

Their Stories

Fr. Brian Phelps
"I'm truly grateful for those that donate to the Catholic Ministries Appeal...this financial support provided the opportunity for me to focus completely on my education and formation for the priesthood." Fr. Brian Phelps, Parochial Vicar at Incarnation in Centerville
"Being a part of the Catholic prison ministry was one of the best things that ever happened to me...I would say it saved my life." Derrick, a former inmate at the Lebanon Correctional Institute
"Coming to Catholic Social Services literally changed my life. It gave me back self-esteem and hope." Carolyn, who turned her life around with the help of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley
Maria and Nic
"Because of St. Rita's, Nic will go far. We have no doubt that he is going to make it wherever he steps foot in life." Maria, mother of Nic who attends St. Rita School for the Deaf