Tax Advantages of Thoughtful Giving

Federal and state laws on income and inheritance taxes encourage charitable giving. All contributions to our campaign are tax deductible for those who itemize their deductions. It is particularly advantageous for some people to contribute appreciated securities, stocks, real property, or other valuables. Because each person's financial situation may yield different benefits through different methods [...]

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A Need for Special Generosity

Every member of our school community is an integral to our success in reaching this goal; therefore, each family will be asked to consider making a pledge to the campaign to the best of their ability. Everyone is asked to prayerfully consider how their generosity can reflect their gratitude for the gifts that God has [...]

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History of Our Catholic Schools

The tradition of Catholic education in Parkersburg began in 1856 under the direction of the Reverend Henry Park in a tiny schoolhouse behind the St. Francis Xavier rectory. Highlights over the years include the arrival of the Sisters of The Poor Child Jesus in 1920, the establishment of an elementary school at St. Margaret Mary [...]

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Memorial & Naming Opportunities

Parkersburg Catholic Schools will be a living memorial to the people who have served and sacrificed in their support of the school since its founding. Those who help to secure its future through this campaign will provide a legacy for future generations of families and friends. The legacy of these donors will remain as a [...]

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How Can I get Involved

Throughout the "Our Faith...Our Future" Capital Campaign, the Campaign Cabinet and school volunteers will communicate our goal for the future to all members of our community. All school families, alumni and supporters of Catholic education will be given an opportunity to participate. A series of campaign awareness events will be hosted by Parkersburg Catholic Schools [...]

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Campaign Co-Chairs

My Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is with great hope and joy that we begin the Our Faith...Our Future Capital Campaign to build upon the foundation laid by previous generations of faithful Catholics in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region. Our new venture will help us fulfill our mission, to continue to pursue excellence in [...]

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