National Collection

Educating Future Catholic Leaders

Educating Future Catholic Leaders

Catholic University’s motto — God Is My Light — is a constant reminder of our origin and mission. For 134 years, it has guided the University as we educate students who go on to serve the nation and transform the world. During the onset of the pandemic last year, and now as we work to build a new future, the University is serving those in need. Last April, we launched the Light the Way Crisis Response Fund to support students facing hardship because of the pandemic. We have also continued to expand our exceptional online programs to meet the unique circumstances and needs of our students.

Gifts to the National Collection not only provide critical support to students, but also help the University serve dioceses and parishes through innovative research initiatives and training programs. For example, The Catholic Project is an initiative that brings together clergy and laity to address the challenges faced by the Catholic Church. It contributes education, formation, research, events, and media, as well as offering a master’s program in Ecclesial Administration and Management and a credentialing program that prepares recent graduates to serve as campus ministers.

These are just a few of the many ways that the University is responding to the most pressing needs of our Church and nation and striving to educate our country’s future Catholic leaders. Please give generously.