Local needs (70%) include Catholic Social Services Sign of Hope, St. Joseph Seminary, Newman Theological College, St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta, and St. Joseph Priests’ Foundation.
New in 2022, Together We Serve will allocate up to 15% of funds to Archdiocese Priorities & Projects. Specific priorities/projects are selected by the Archbishop, from recommendations made by the Together We Serve Advisory Committee, and could include a pastoral priority (such as youth), urgent or emergent needs in a parish, or specific needs in the local community.
Canadian needs (15%) include the Needs of the Church in Canada, which supports the work of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, and much-needed financial support for the northern Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith.
International needs (15%) include three special collections mandated by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: Evangelization of Peoples, Needs of the Church in the Holy Land, and the Pope’s Pastoral Works.