The 2019 Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal

Making Christ Visible in Southern Illinois

The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal (CSMA) is an annual, diocesan-wide collection that helps fund 15 ministries and offices that provide social, parish and education services in the Catholic Diocese of Belleville:

  • Catholic Urban Programs
  • Daystar Community Program
  • Griffin Center
  • Respect Life Ministry 
  • Office of Worship
  • Office of Hispanic Ministry
  • Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School 
  • Seminarians/Vocations
  • Prison Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Office of Grants/Communications
  • CSMA Fund for Ministry
  • Newman Catholic Student Center
  • Faith Formation/Education
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Belleville Council

The mission of the Church…to ensure the healing, teaching and sanctifying presence of Jesus Christ in the ministries and programs that bring hope to countless people throughout the diocese…is only made possible through your support.  Every dollar raised is restricted to support only the work of those ministries and programs listed above

Please pray for the success of The 2019 Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal and, if your circumstances permit, consider making a gift or pledge of any size. Your contributions are deeply appreciated, very much needed and will make a difference in the lives of many!

  • A message from The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, PhD., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville about
    The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal.

CSMA Contact

The Chancery
222 South Third Street
Belleville, IL 62220-1985
Fax: 618-277-0819

Director of Development

Ms. Judy Phillips

Data Manager

Ms. Nancy Wade