Parish Support Makes 2014 Appeal a Success!

Our 2014 Annual Diocesan Stewardship Appeal is nearing its conclusion with a real chance to be the most successful on record.  As of the printing of this issue of, our Appeal has enjoyed $1,374,000 in pledges with nearly $1,300,000 (95%) of that pledge amount already honored by our faithful Appeal donors. The Diocese of Shreveport also continues to have one of the highest Appeal pledge averages among nearly 200 dioceses and archdioceses throughout the nation. This year, donors provide our Appeal with an average gift of nearly $450 dollars!  Thank you! Below are those worship locations that either achieved their pledge goal or ran a successful Appeal effort in support of the programs and ministries available through no other source. Thank you for your hard work and this wonderful success.

PARISHES ACHIEVING 2014 APPEAL PLEDGE GOAL

Western Deanery    Pledged    % of Goal    Donor %

St. Joseph – Shreveport    $221,489        117%    23%
St. John Berchmans    $160,366        115%    29%
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton    $138,792        111%    28%
St. Mary of the Pines    $57,010        104%    37%
St. Pius X    $49,485        104%    33%
Mary, Queen of Peace    $48,540        100%    41%
St. Paul    $25,340        153%    36%
St. Margaret    $6,540        119%    53%

Eastern Deanery    Pledged    % of Goal    Donor %
St. Paschal    $34,988        103%    27%
St. Patrick    $10,796        103%    54%
Our Lady of Perpetual Help    $8,912        137%    36%
St. Theresa    $7,500        107%    27%
Sacred Heart – Oak Grove    $7,605        109%    36%

Southern Deanery    Pledged    % of Goal    Donor %
St. Joseph – Mansfield    $72,113        144%    23%
St. Joseph – Zwolle    $58,144        103%    22%
St. John the Baptist    $17,955        101%    30%
St. Ann – Ebarb    $16,287        112%    35%

Western Deanery: 8    Eastern Deanery: 5   Southern Deanery: 4
Number of Parishes at Goal: 17/38  (45%)

PARISHES AT 85-93% OF GOAL
All Deaneries    Pledged    % of Goal    Donor %
Jesus the Good Shepherd    $76,840        85%    29%
Holy Trinity    $65,560        91%    41%
Christ the King    $41,464        92%    61%
St. Lucy    $13,172        88%    55%
St. George    $9,255        93%    76%
St. Joseph – Bastrop    $6,340        85%    35%

PARISHES AT 70-82% OF GOAL
All Deaneries    Pledged    % of Goal    Donor %
St. Jude    $81,203        71%    16%
Our Lady of Fatima    $27,149        82%    27%
Sacred Heart – Shreveport    $16,550        81%    29%
St. Ann – Stonewall    $8,885        74%    32%
Little Flower of Jesus    $8,835        77%    26%
St. Clement    $8,045        70%    34%
Sacred Heart – Rayville    $6,915        73%    30%

Successful Appeal Efforts: 30/38  (79%)

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