Peter’s Pence Collection: Be a sign of mercy

June 28, 2024

The Peter’s Pence collection, set for the weekend of June 29 - 30, 2024,  is a gesture of solidarity through which every member of the faithful can participate in the activity of the Pope as Pastor of the universal Church.

“The faithful’s offerings to the Holy Father through the Peter’s Pence Collection are destined to Church needs, to humanitarian initiatives and social promotion projects, as well as to the support of the Holy See.”

Parishioners’ contributions to the Peter’s Pence Collection help fund the Holy Father’s charitable outreach to victims of war, migrants and refugees, the poor, and those affected by illness and natural disasters is supported by your contributions to the Peter’s Pence Collection. When you participate in the collection, you join Catholics across the globe in supporting the pope’s mission of mercy as well as the Holy See dicasteries that assist his ministry.

The USCCB National Collections Committee oversees the promotion of the Peter's Pence Collection. This committee includes the following members: 

  • Archbishop Paul D. Etienne, Chairman
  • Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, CSsR
  • Bishop Octavio Cisneros
  • Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.
  • Bishop W. Shawn McKnight
  • Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton
  • Bishop David P. Talley
  • Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, OFM Conv

How You Can Help

PRAY: Pray for the Holy Father, for those he serves in compassion, and for the ongoing activities of the Holy See, all of which benefit from the Peter’s Pence Collection.

SHARE: Share this information with anyone who might be interested.

GIVE: Give generously to this collection as a sign of mercy to those who suffer around the globe and of your support for the ongoing work of the Holy See. By doing so, you help build up the Church so that it can minister to all for generations to come.

To learn more about the ways in which Peter’s Pence supports the Holy Father’s ministry of mercy, visit the English or Spanish website.

Thank you for continuing to be a sign of mercy by supporting this collection.