Diocese of Ogdensburg

The Roman Catholic Church in Northern New York

LaValley20crest1Established in 1995 by Bishop Paul S. Loverde to assist in funding certain extraordinary needs of the Diocese and to enhance the heritage handed down to us, the Bishop’s Heritage Circle continues to grow under the leadership of Bishop Terry R. LaValley.

Each member must be a practicing Catholic or the spouse of a practicing Catholic.  It is expected that the individual or couple will have made and will continue to make generous contributions to their local Parish, the Diocese and the Universal Church.

Membership is attained by a minimum gift of $2,500 for the first two years, then $1,000 each consecutive year.  Typical needs requested by Bishop LaValley are the Special Care of Priests, the Education of Seminarian Endowment Fund and Capital improvements/needs of the Bishop’s Residence.

Since its inception, over $415,000 has be generously contributed to assist the extraordinary needs. There are currently have 19 households (29 active members). For more information contact the Development Office at 315-393-2920 or email slalone@rcdony.org.

Bishop's Heritage Circle