The Development Office of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg was established to provide financial support for Parishes, Catholic Schools, Ministries & Programs of the Diocese and Missionary Projects of the Diocese.
Established 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 $500,000 has been generously contributed to assist the extraordinary needs. For more information contact the Development Office at 315-393-2920.
The Diocese of Ogdensburg Mission Statement for Stewardship:
"Stewardship is an expression of discipleship, with the power to change how we understand and live our lives. Disciples who practice true Stewardship recognize God as the origin of life, the gift of freedom, the source of all they
have and are and will be. They are grateful for what they have received and eager to cultivate their gifts out of love for God and one another."
A Way of Life
Executive Director, Development