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DearFriendsHaveyouevermetsomeonesoxclledwithhopethatitseemedtosimplyoverx7owDuringmytimewithCatholicExtensionIx19vehadthehonortoencountermanypeoplejustlikethis.Theycomefrompoormissiondiocesesoftenstrugglingtomeettheirmostbasicneeds.YettheycelebratetheirfaithrichlyconxcdentinChristx19spromiseofabundantlife.AspartoftheCatholicExtensionfamilyyouhavebeenwiththemontheirjourneyandhelpedfulxclltheirhopesduringthepastyear.Alongwithhopecomestrustnotonlyforthoseweservebutforyouourdonors.CatholicExtensionunderstandsandholdsitsacredthatyouentrustyourgiftstoussothattogetherwecansupportandstrengthentheCatholicChurchthroughouttheUnitedStates.Throughyourgenerousgiftsin2011CatholicExtensionwasabletoprovide21.9millionx13thelargestamountevergiveninanyyearx13tomeetthefundingrequestsof86missiondioceses.Wethankyoufortrustingustobegoodstewardsofyourmanygifts.Inthefollowingpagesyouwilllearnhowyourcontributionshelpedbuildchurcheseducateseminariansandprovidesocialoutreachtothemostvulnerablemembersofsociety.Butthesestoriesrepresentjustaportionofwhatwasaccomplished.AswehavethroughoutourhistoryCatholicExtensioniscontinuallyxcndingnewwaystorespondtothemosturgentneedsoftheChurchtodaybysupportingthepeopleministriesandbuildingprojectsthatextendourfaithandshareGodx19slovewitheverycommunity.Whenhopeisfulxclledjoyabounds.ThankstoyourgenerosityofheartpeoplelivinginpoormissiondiocesesacrossAmericacanbetterexperiencethefullnessofoursharedCatholicfaith.YoursinChristReverendJohnJ.WallPresidentCatholicExtensionCOVERSisterRosalineCharoenchantavitSPCbringshopeandsmilestothepeopleofGwinnMichiganLEFTSchoolchildrenatSantiagoApostolSchoolinFajardoPuertoRicoTOP2011LumenChristiAwardRecipientSisterGabriellaWilliamsOPofSanBernardinoCaliforniaReverendJohnJ.WallCATHOLICEXTENSION2011ANNUALREPORT1LETTERFROMTHEPRESIDENT