Parishes raise $260,000 for Crusade for Children

Catholics contributed $260,000 to the WHAS Crusade for Children parish collection held the first weekend of June.

St. Michael Church in Louisville led all parishes in the archdiocese with a contribution of $20,450. Second was St. James Church in Elizabethtown, Ky., with a contribution of $15,527.

Other leading contributors among Jefferson County parishes were St. Albert the Great with $12,780 and Holy Trinity with $11,840.

Among parishes outside of Jefferson County, top contributors were St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley with $4,722 and Immaculate Conception Church in La Grange, Ky., with $7,000.

The 2013 Crusade reported total contributions of $6,001,342. Contributions to the Crusade for Children are used to help children with special needs through hospitals, non-profit organizations and schools, including Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic schools.

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