Learn more about the Parish Campaign

Parish Campaign Progress

$8,887,723

of $13,800,000

64%

of goal

ShareLife Sunday Collections

will take place October 10/11 and November 7/8

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2020 Parish Campaign Resources

Reporting Procedures

Online Reporting Procedure

This document describes the new procedure for parishes to report their fundraising results. Reports will no longer be sent by phone, fax or email.

2020 Agency Speaker Videos

In lieu of in-person speakers for the ShareLife Sunday collections in fall 2020, we invite parishes to show the following videos featuring representatives of ShareLife-funded agencies.

NEW: Message from Cardinal Collins

Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic.

NEW: Message from Cardinal Collins (Download)

Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic.

NEW: Message from Cardinal Collins (Polish Subtitles)

Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic.

NEW: Message from Cardinal Collins (Polish Subtitles – Download)

Cardinal Thomas Collins speaks about why supporting ShareLife is more important than ever during the pandemic.

NEW: Catholic Community Services of York Region

Michelle Laxamana from Catholic Community Services of York Region shares the story of Mary, who underwent counselling and reconciled with her family during the pandemic.

NEW: Catholic Community Services of York Region (Download)

Michelle Laxamana from Catholic Community Services of York Region shares the story of Mary, who underwent counselling and reconciled with her family during the pandemic.

NEW: Catholic Family Services of Durham

Elizabeth Pierce, Executive Director of Catholic Family Services of Durham, shares how your gift to ShareLife helped twelve-year-old Kate find healing after a traumatic event.

NEW: Catholic Family Services of Durham (Download)

Elizabeth Pierce, Executive Director of Catholic Family Services of Durham, shares how your gift to ShareLife helped twelve-year-old Kate find healing after a traumatic event.

NEW: Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Maria Gisele Mello Murphy from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County shares the story of Alex, a client who contracted COVID-19.

NEW: Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (Download)

Maria Gisele Mello Murphy from Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County shares the story of Alex, a client who contracted COVID-19.

NEW: Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin

Samantha Fernandes, a program manager at Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin, tells the story of how a mother of three fled a violent partner and found the help she needed.

NEW: Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin (Download)

Samantha Fernandes, a program manager at Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin, tells the story of how a mother of three fled a violent partner and found the help she needed.

NEW: Covenant House

Learn how Covenant House helped Sally, a victim of human trafficking, gain the confidence to build her life anew.

NEW: Covenant House (Download)

Learn how Covenant House helped Sally, a victim of human trafficking, gain the confidence to build her life anew.

NEW: Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers

Deanne Kukulewich from Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers tells the story of Olivia, a 16 year-old mom struggling with isolation during the pandemic.

NEW: Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers (Download)

Deanne Kukulewich from Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers tells the story of Olivia, a 16 year-old mom struggling with isolation during the pandemic.

NEW: St. Michael’s Homes

Henry began using drugs to cope with a traumatic experience in the military. St. Michael’s Homes helped him find peace and sobriety.

NEW: St. Michael’s Homes (Download)

Henry began using drugs to cope with a traumatic experience in the military. St. Michael’s Homes helped him find peace and sobriety.

NEW: Vita Centre

Tanya Pereira, Director of Operations at Vita Centre, shares the story of a young single mother who struggled as the pandemic began.

NEW: Vita Centre (Download)

Tanya Pereira, Director of Operations at Vita Centre, shares the story of a young single mother who struggled as the pandemic began.

2020 Parish Campaign Video

The work of St. Michael’s Homes is highlighted in this year’s video.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (English Captions)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (English Captions – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (French Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (French Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Chinese Voiceover with Simplified Captions)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Chinese Voiceover with Simplified Captions – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Chinese Voiceover with Traditional Captions)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Chinese Voiceover with Traditional Captions – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Croatian Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Croatian Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Italian Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Italian Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Korean Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Korean Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Polish Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Polish Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Vietnamese Subtitles)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

NEW: 2020 Campaign Video (Vietnamese Subtitles – Download)

Revised with fall 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates.

2020 Campaign Video (Schools Version, English)

2020 Campaign Video (Schools Version, English – Download)

2020 Campaign Video (Undated Version, English)

2020 Campaign Video (Undated Version, English – Download)

Bulletin Announcements

Print the following announcements in your bulletin every week. Speaking notes correspond to each week of the campaign.

NEW: Bulletin Announcements and Speaking Notes (Fall 2020 – English)

This revised document includes announcements for the extension of the Parish Campaign in fall 2020.

Bulletin Announcements (Chinese Simplified)

Bulletin Announcements (Chinese Traditional)

Bulletin Announcements (French)

Bulletin Announcements (Italian)

Bulletin Announcements (Korean)

Bulletin Announcements (Polish)

Bulletin Announcements (Portuguese)

Bulletin Announcements (Spanish)

Bulletin Announcements (Vietnamese)

Miscellaneous

NEW: Sample Speech/Homily – Fall 2020

Use this speech or adapt it to meet your specific needs when you speak on behalf of ShareLife.

Sample Speech/Homily – Spring 2020

Use this speech or adapt it to meet your specific needs when you speak on behalf of ShareLife.

Thermometer Instructions

If your parish ordered a reusable vinyl thermometer banner, follow these instructions to update your thermometer throughout the campaign.

Suggested Welcoming and Thanking for ShareLife Speakers

Pastors may use the following messaging before and after presentations by speakers from ShareLife agencies.

Cardinal’s Letter

An invitation from Cardinal Collins to participate in the ShareLife campaign.

Cardinal’s Letter (English)

Cardinal’s Letter (French)

Cardinal’s Letter (Chinese Simplified)

Cardinal’s Letter (Chinese Traditional)

Cardinal’s Letter (Korean)

Cardinal’s Letter (Polish)

Cardinal’s Letter (Vietnamese)

Brochures

Make this brochure available during the campaign to inform your parishioners about ShareLife.

Brochure (English)

Brochure (Chinese)

Brochure (French)

Brochure (Italian)

Brochure (Korean)

Brochure (Polish)

Brochure (Portuguese)

Brochure (Spanish)

Posters

Display the following posters to promote the ShareLife Sunday collections.

Poster (Young Mothers)

Poster (Addiction)

Poster (Special Needs)

Poster (Seniors)

Poster (Monthly Giving)

Poster (Pope Francis – English)

Poster (Pope Francis – French)

Poster (Pope Francis – Chinese)

Poster (Pope Francis – Italian)

Poster (Pope Francis – Korean)

Poster (Pope Francis – Polish)

Poster (Pope Francis – Portuguese)

Poster (Pope Francis – Spanish)


2020 Parish Campaign Kit

NEW: Agency List – Fall 2020

Refer to this document for program descriptions and speaker contacts for all 42 ShareLife-funded agencies and grant recipients.

NEW: Best Practices

This new resource provides a comprehensive overview of the ShareLife parish campaign. This is particularly helpful for new pastors and volunteer committee members.

Campaign Guide

This guide includes essential dates and instructions for parishes.

Campaign Checklist

This document will help pastors and committee leaders follow every step required to execute the campaign.

Key Dates Poster

This one poster highlights all of the important campaign dates.

Speaker Guidelines

These tips will help ensure your ShareLife presentation is engaging and effective. Agency List – This document includes descriptions and contact information for every ShareLife-funded agency.

Photo Release Form

When posting photos online or sending them to the ShareLife Office, please ensure participants or their guardians provide written authorization.


2019 Impact Report

2019 Impact Report


Volunteer Resources

ShareLife volunteers are the single most important element for a dynamic and successful ShareLife parish campaign. We encourage all parishes to consider developing a ShareLife committee.

Committee Handbook

Volunteer Interest Form – Submit Online

Volunteer Interest Form – Download and Print

Pastor Guidelines for Committee Selection

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (English PDF)

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (English Word Doc)

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (Italian PDF)

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (Italian Word Doc)

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (Portuguese PDF)

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment (Portuguese Word Doc)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (English in Colour)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (English in Black and White)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (Italian in Colour)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (Italian in Black and White)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (Portuguese in Colour)

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment (Portuguese in Black and White)

Friends of ShareLife – Volunteers Presentation

This document describes ways in which volunteers can help ShareLife, such as joining a parish committee.

Volunteer Video Profiles: Ning Benedicto

Volunteer Video Profiles: Ning Benedicto (Download)

Volunteer Video Profiles: Pauline McLaughlin

Volunteer Video Profiles: Pauline McLaughlin (Download)

Volunteer Video Profiles: Albert Nascimento

Volunteer Video Profiles: Albert Nascimento (Download)


Past Parish Campaign Resources

Cardinal Collins and Michael McBride from ShareLife visit the Silent Voice Summer Camp.

2019 Silent Voice Summer Camp Video

2019 Silent Voice Summer Camp Video – Download

2019 Parish Campaign Video

This inspiring video profiles Monica, a resident of Mary Centre.

2019 Parish Campaign Video (English)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (English – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (French)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (French – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese Voiceover/Simplified Subtitles)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese Voiceover/Simplified Subtitles – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese Voiceover/Traditional Subtitles)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese – Cantonese Voiceover/Traditional Subtitles – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Croatian)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Croatian – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Italian)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Italian – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Korean)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Korean – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Polish)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Polish – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese – Download)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Vietnamese)

2019 Parish Campaign Video (Vietnamese – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video

This powerful video focuses on a client and counsellor at Catholic Family Services of Durham.

2018 Parish Campaign Video (English)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (English – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese Traditional Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Chinese Traditional Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Italian Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Italian Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Korean Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Korean Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Polish Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Polish Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles – Download)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Vietnamese Subtitles)

2018 Parish Campaign Video (Vietnamese Subtitles – Downloads)

2017 Parish Campaign Video

Learn about the incredible work of Silent Voice in the 2017 ShareLife video.

2017 Parish Campaign Video (English)

2017 Parish Campaign Video (English – Download)

2017 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles)

2017 Parish Campaign Video (English Subtitles – Download)

2017 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles)

2017 Parish Campaign Video (Portuguese Subtitles – Download)

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