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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay to Host 5th Annual Gala on May 17

Diocese of Green Bay 150th Anniversary LogoGREEN BAY, Wis. (April 24, 2018) -- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay will host its 5th Annual Gala on Thursday, May 17, from 5:30-8:45 p.m. at the KI Convention Center, 333 Main Street, Green Bay.

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The featured speaker will be Rev. Francis J. Hoffman (Fr. Rocky). A noted author and speaker, Fr. Rocky has been a regular contributor to Relevant Radio programs since 2003 and is a weekly host of the popular show "Go Ask Your Father." He was appointed Executive Director in 2010 and regularly contributes on major radio and television networks.

Supports Services of Catholic Charities

"We are excited to once again hold this Gala event to help support the services of Catholic Charities," said Ted Phernetton, Director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay. "I'm not sure we could accomplish what we do without the support generated by the Gala."

This event is made possible through the generous support and sponsorship of the following organizations: HSHS (Hospital Sisters Health System), Founding Event Sponsor; Baird, Catholic Financial Life, the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries, Nicolet National Bank, and the Norbertines of St. Norbert Abbey.

Tickets on Sale

Tickets are on sale for $100. For more information regarding the event and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Catholic Charities at (920) 272-8234. To register, please visit: www.gbdioc.org/ccgala.

All proceeds will go to support the programs and endowment of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay. Founded in 1918, Catholic Charities provides social services to residents in the 16 counties of Northeastern Wisconsin that make up the Diocese of Green Bay. These services include mental health counseling; family strengthening programs to refugee and immigration communities; adoption and pregnancy counseling to assist birth parents, adoptive couples and people with unplanned pregnancies; budget counseling; and more. Catholic Charities serves all individuals, regardless of their background or faith.

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Who We Are

As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.

Contact

Justine Lodl
Director of Communications
Phone: (920) 272-8213
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Sarah Bradford
Communications Coordinator
Phone: (920) 272-8209
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