Parish News & Information

Parish News & Information

2021 Annual Catholic Appeal

Please make your gift to the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal COME, FOLLOW ME… and bring hope to the world



Many families in our parish will be receiving the Annual Catholic Appeal mailing from Cardinal Cupich. On behalf of those served by the ministries, parishes and schools who receive funding from the Appeal, we thank you for your gifts. Please return your response as soon as possible.

The Annual Catholic Appeal offers a wonderful opportunity to answer Jesus’ call to “Come, follow me … and bring hope to the world.” This is especially important during these trying and challenging times. Many in our parishes are affected financially by the pandemic, and we encourage giving at all levels to support this initiative.

In addition to providing for ministries and services throughout the archdiocese, the Annual Catholic Appeal funds services in our own parish. For example, Appeal funds support the training and development of our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Lectors, and Ministers of Care.

When we financially support the work of our parish, our archdiocese, and the Catholic Church throughout the world, we experience a feeling of deep gratitude, especially when we contemplate God’s many gifts to us personally. By sharing our wealth through gifts to the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal, we demonstrate our commitment to the Church and each other.



One-time gifts, pledges, sustaining recurring gifts, as well as gifts made through stock, Donor Advised Funds, and IRA distributions can be made by cash, or credit card through the following methods:

  • Reply form received in the cardinal’s mailing in January
  • Online at
  • Text-to-give: Text ACA2021 to 345345
  • Envelope (pre-addressed) - available in back of churches
  • Telephone: 312-534-7959
  • Mail to:

Annual Catholic Appeal
835 North Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2030



Please note that no money donated to the Annual Catholic Appeal has been or will be used to defray expenses related to misconduct issues.

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St. Paul of the Cross

320 South Washington Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Phone: (847) 825-7605

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8:30 am - Upper Church


4:30 pm (vigil) - Upper Church


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