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Your donation to the Catholic Communication Campaign supports the Church’s efforts to remain a strong voice in the media through TV, radio, social media, newspapers, and podcasts.

“Throughout the past 15 months, the need for strong communications has become even more important, especially digital communications. The weekend of June 20, our Diocese will take up a collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). This collection directly supports the communication ministry of our Diocese.”

– Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg

Supporting Communications Ministries

100% of the Communications Campaign money that stays in the Diocese of Harrisburg is used to support the following Communications Ministries:

  • Weekly “Gospel Reflections” from Bishop Gainer
  • “Catholic Perspective” radio program
  • Virtual Conferences
  • Live streaming Diocesan Masses
  • Social Media ministry
  • Various Diocesan Podcasts
  • Promotions for Diocesan programs
  • Communication trainings for parishes and Catholic schools
  • Diocesan website
  • Communication support for parishes and Catholic schools

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June 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Throughout the past 15 months, the need for strong communications has become even more important, especially digital communications. The weekend of June 20, our Diocese will take up a collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). This collection directly supports the communication ministry of our Diocese and the communication projects of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

Because of your support of this collection, our Communications Office supported parishes with their live streaming and social media needs throughout the pandemic as well as made it possible for many of our Diocesan conferences to take place virtually. Many of our digital communication initiatives, include the Diocesan website, our podcasts and radio program, and our videos are all possible because of generous support to this collect. I know this time of pandemic has been very difficult, but I ask you to please prayerfully consider supporting this collection so that we may continue using communications to share the love of Christ.

Nationally, the USCCB supported the production of the documentary film Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story through this collection. Dorothy Day was an American activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder. She lived her Catholic faith in an intentional way that still inspires the work of those who speak out on behalf of the poor and marginalized. Her life of Christian virtue has led to her being declared “Venerable” by the Church, putting her on the path to beatification.

This documentary film looks into her life as a journalist, peace activist, and Catholic whose Catholic Worker Houses show hospitality to the poorest and most vulnerable in our midst. With assistance from the Catholic Communication Campaign, this production became a reality, with broadcasts on public television and screenings in venues around the country. When you support the Catholic Communication Campaign, you bring stories of the Catholic faith in action, like Dorothy Day’s story, to light for others.

For more information about the collection and the projects it supports and to give online, visit www.hbgdiocese.org/communications/catholic-communication-campaign. Thank you and may God bless you and your families.

Sincerely in Christ,
Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer
Bishop of Harrisburg

 

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Connecting Communities in Christ

June 2021

Through your support, we can continue to reach hundreds of thousands of people, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, with this message of salvation.