Diocesan Support Appeal PDF Print E-mail

DSA_logoThe purpose of the Diocesan Support Appeal (DSA) is to help provide the annual funding necessary to carry out the mission of our diocese – namely to fulfill our call to “grow ever more perfectly into a community of praise, worship and witness, and to become a leaven of service and sign of peace through love in the Piedmont and Western North Carolina.” The DSA provides funding for the ministerial arm of the diocese.

The DSA provides support for more than 20 services that Catholic Charities of Charlotte offers throughout the diocese. The appeal also provides funding for the Housing Ministry, Education Ministries (providing over 30 different services), Multicultural Ministries, Eucharistic Congress, and Vocations. Some of these ministries provide services beyond the scope of individual parishes and some exist for the sole purpose of assisting parishes in their own mission to teach, evangelize and serve.

All parishes and missions in the diocese help fund the annual DSA. Parishes that exceed their goal in donations receive a rebate for the additional funds collected. Parishes which fall short of their goal in donations from parishioners have the shortfall taken out of their operating budgets.






View our 2016 DSA Videos

Video in English

Video in Spanish



2016 Diocesan Support Appeal Manual

2016 DSA Appeal Weekend Presenter Manual

Parish Bulletin Inserts:

Bulletin Insert with pledge at bottom (English)

Bulletin Insert with pledge at bottom (Spanish)

Bulletin Insert with pie chart (English)