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THANKSTOYOURSUPPORTINCREASINGNUMBERSOFSEMINARIANSAREABLETOSERVETHEIRDIOCESES.ThereisgoodnewsforthefutureoftheChurchinourcountryx19smissiondioceses.IncreasingnumbersofyoungmenareansweringGodx19scallandpursuingvocationstothepriesthood.WhiletheseseminariansareagiftfortheirbrothersandsistersinChristthecostoftheireducationcreatessignix0cantx0nancialchallengesforthediocesesthatmustsupportthem.In2011yourgiftshelpededucate595seminariansensuringthattherewerenox0nancialbarrierspreventingthemfromservingtheChurchinplacesthatneeditmost.InadditiontothisgeneroussupportCatholicExtensionhaslaunchedanewinitiativethatmaximizesyourgiftandlessensthecostofseminarianeducationformissiondioceses.Throughthisinitiativetheparticipatingseminarythemissiondioceseandyouourgenerousdonorssharethecostofscholarshipsthatwillhelpseminarianspursueadvancedtheologicaldegrees.RyanRojoisonesuchseminariantobenex0tfromthisinitiativeandiscurrentlyenrolledattheUniversityofSt.MaryoftheLakeMundeleinSeminary.UponordinationhewillreturntoservetheDioceseofSanAngeloTexaswhichcurrentlyhasonepriestforevery2000Catholics.x1cIthinkalotoftimeswedothingsandweneverseethefruitsofourlaborx1dsaidRojo.x1cIjustwanttoencouragedonorsouttheretolookatmeandsayx18Thisisthefruit.x19Iamthefruitoftheirlabor.x1dASMEMBERSofSociusCircleCatholicExtensionx19sannualleadershipgivingsocietyMichaelandKayOx19Halleranhavelongbeenproponentsofourmission.Lastyearhowevertheywentevenfurtherbeginningamulti-yearcommitmentinsupportofseminarianscholarships.x1cAsaformerseminarianIbelieveinvestingintheseminarianeducationscholarshipprogramwillfosterthedevelopmentofnewpriestswhoaspiretoteachpreachandlivebytheprinciplesofCatholicismx1dsaidMr.Ox19Halleran.x1cThisinvestmentistimelyandcriticaltoensuretheCatholicChurchdevelopsthenextgenerationofleaders.x1dLEFTRyanRojoispursuinganadvancedtheologicaldegreeandwillbeordainedforhishomedioceseofSanAngeloTexas.TOPRIGHTRyanRojowillservefaithfulCatholicsinWestTexas.BOTTOMRIGHTSeminarianstudyingatMundeleinx19sFeehanMemorialLibrary.INVESTINGINTHEFUTURECATHOLICEXTENSION2011ANNUALREPORT5HopeinLeaders