Press Releases

Bishop Cupich

Catholic Extension is happy to learn that Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., will become its next Chancellor following his appointment to succeed Cardinal Francis George as the next Archbishop of Chicago.


Catholic Extension’s funding history in the state of Texas dates all the way back to 1906, when a pair of grants to help build churches in the towns of La Lomita and Uvalde, Texas, were included in Catholic Extension’s very first group of grant payments made as an organization.


Three women religious from The Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary are being recognized nationally for their work among the poor and immigrant people of Penitas, Texas, located near the U.S. – Mexico border.  Catholic Extension has named the sisters as the 2014 recipients of its Lumen Christi Award, which in Latin means “Light of Christ.”


Local communities responding to humanitarian crisis are in need of operations and daily support


Catholic Extension announced today that for the first time ever its stories of hope and goodness will be featured on a major media outlet. In conjunction with the Eternal World Television Network (EWTN), Catholic Extension will be showcased in episodes for a new series titled “The Church Universal,” to be broadcast to EWTN’s 230 million television households.