Spread The Word


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We are reaching out to every Serra club in the United States and worldwide, every Serra member and any other group or individual who wants to support Blessed Junípero’s canonization and related events, to use this unique opportunity to donate to the “Serra Spread the Word Fund.”


Between May 1 and September 15, 2015, money donated to this dedicated and DONOR designated fund will be used for the express purpose of promoting Serra International during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, the canonization and World Meeting of Families, via displays, sponsorships, materials and selected publicity.


There has never been a better time to share our important vocations mission and organization, named after Father Serra, with the world.

Please help us reach our goal of $250,000 by Sept. 15, 2015!


Please make your tax deductible contribution payable to “SERRA SPREAD THE WORD FUND” using the form below or send a check to:

The Serra International Foundation
Attn: Spread the Word Fund
333 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60606


Questions? Call  John Liston at 312-419-7411.

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