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Please give to those who have given a lifetime.

The Retirement Fund for Religious provides support for thousands of elderly Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests.

You can help.

Sister Josephine Rosenkranz, 76, is one of more than 35,000 senior religious who benefits from the Retirement Fund for Religious.

Read her story.

Direct Care Assistance offers supplemental support for prescription medications, nursing care, and more.

Read more about the distribution of funds.

Elder religious worked for years for small stipends. Their sacrifices now leave a substantial gap in retirement funding.

Learn why we help.

The Retirement Fund for Religious helps religious communities plan for current and future retirement needs.

See how we help.



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Did You Know?

By 2024, it is projected that religious past age 70 will outnumber those under age 70 by four to one. Learn more about the retirement funding shortage.

You can make a difference in the life of an elderly religious. Ways to help.

There are many tools to raise awareness about the Retirement Fund for Religious. Campaign Resources

The national collection will be held in most U.S. Catholic parishes Dec. 13-14, 2014. How to donate