The Catholic Community Foundation recently hosted a Connect with a Cause gathering.

Connect with a Cause spotlights organizations working in one of CCF’s three mission areas: spiritual, educational, and social. During these events, participants were introduced to pressing needs in our community and heard directly from an organization working to address that need.


Recently Featured Organization

Venezuelan Mission: Jesucristo Resucitado

This event was held on THU. SEP. 07. 2023 at the University of St. Thomas

Father Greg Schaffer — who has served as missionary to the parish of Jesucristo Resucitado in Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, for more than 26 years — highlighted the key ways the parish supports its community. He’ was joined by Venezuelan bishop Most Reverend Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza, who shared about priorities and challenges in their own ministries.

Featured Speakers

Reverend Greg Schaffer

Missionary Priest, Parish of Jesucristo Resucitado, Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela

Most Reverend Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza

Bishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela