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2010

Catholic Extension/ FADICA Conference on Sisters Finds Them Giving Life, Hope and Leadership to Laity in Areas of Poverty/ Father Wall Calls Their Witness the Power of Apostles

Chicago, IL - - Catholic funders joined together with the Catholic Church Extension Society October 15th for a conference celebrating the ministry of sisters in the 88 home mission dioceses of the United States. ...

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FADICA to Confer Distinguished Catholic Leadership Award on Bishop Ramirez

Chicago, IL - - The Board of Directors of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA), will confer the organization's highest recognition, the Distinguished Catholic Leadership Award, on Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, C.S.B, of the Diocese of Las Cruces, on October 14, 2010.

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Sisters Working in Underserved Regions to Tell Their Story/FADICA and Catholic Church Extension Hold Joint Conference Honoring Religious Women

Chicago, IL - - Members of the Catholic foundation world in cooperation with the Catholic Church Extension Society, a leading funding agency for the 88 home mission dioceses of the United States, will gather here October 15th to celebrate the leadership and ministerial service of Catholic sisters.

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As New School Year Approaches Catholic Donors Continue to See Empty Seats, Rising Costs and Charters Taking A Toll On Parochial Schools

Washington, DC - - Catholic dioceses and parishes around the country continue to report mounting problems in keeping their schools afloat amidst a lackluster economy, rising costs, increasing competition for students by new charter schools, and financing arrangements that are not working.

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Catholic Foundation World Mourns Death of Father Paul Locatelli, S.J.

Washington, DC - - Father Paul Locatelli, S.J. a philanthropic advisor and expert on Catholic higher education, and a frequent guest at gatherings of Foundations and Donors Interest in Catholic Activities, died on July 12, 2010 after a struggle with pancreatic cancer.

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FADICA Launches Search for Executive Vice President

Washington, D.C. - - The leading membership association of major grantmakers to Catholic sponsored programs and institutions, FADICA has opened a month long search for candidates for a senior level position which will enhance public awareness of FADICA's work and mission in faith based philanthropy. ...

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Mother M. Clare Millea, ASCJ, Tells Catholic Foundations that Visitation Has No Hidden Agenda / First Priority is New Life and Renewed Communication

Los Angeles - - Mother M. Clare Millea, ASCJ, Apostolic Visitator for the Vatican’s Congregation on Religious Life, told thirty-five members of FADICA gathered here on May 13-14, 2010, that the current examination of apostolic communities of women religious in the U.S. is more a process of self evaluation, reflection and affirmation than a probe of misconduct.

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Global Ministries of Sisters Spotlighted At Next FADICA Conference in L.A.

Los Angeles, CA - - The members of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities will gather here May 13-14 to take part in the second in a series of conferences this year on the ministry of women religious.

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6.9 Million Gift to Benefit Georgetown University's Catholic Programs"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - - Georgetown University announced that it received a $6.9 million gift from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles to create and name three programs that will enrich the university's 220-year-old Catholic and Jesuit heritage. ...

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Y and H Soda Foundation and Catholic Medical Mission Board Welcomed to FADICA Membership

Washington, D.C. - - A California based private foundation interested in Catholic organizations helping underserved populations of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and an international medical aid agency were welcomed to the FADICA network of funders January 28, at the organization's thirty fourth annual meeting.

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Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters to Receive Charles Carroll Award from Leading Catholic Philanthropists for "encouraging the worldwide ministries of Catholic women religious"

Naples, Florida - - The Catholic philanthropic community has chosen the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters as the 2010 Charles Carroll Award honoree for its support of the worldwide ministries of Catholic women religious.

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FADICA Joins in Solidarity with Church Emergency Humanitarian Efforts in Haiti / Organization's Leadership Echoes Call of Holy Father for Generous and Effective Support of the International Community

Washington, D.C. - - In the wake of an earthquake of historic proportions which leveled numerous areas of the capital of Haiti, Port-au Prince, and took the lives of the archbishop there and many clergy, seminarians, and religious, members of FADICA are joining in solidarity, prayers, and grant support for rescue and recovery efforts orchestrated through church related agencies.

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