2019 Catholic Appeal

"You will be my Witnesses"

- Acts 1:8

Through the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA), you can be a witness of Christ's love for others.

2019 Featured Videos

St. Rita School for the Deaf

Retired Archdiocesan Priests

What is 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
Three Ways to Become a Partner

Pledge 1% or more of your annual household income
Make a gift of $1,000 or more
Set up a continuous monthly donation online

Last year, 1,200 families pledged support as CMA Partners. In total, these families contributed $1.85 million to the 2018 appeal.
For a stock donation form, contact Ryan Lopez at [email protected] or (513) 421-3131 ext. 2882

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

be a witness of Christ's love 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, Ordained in 2014
Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi 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