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Cracking piggy banks for Bishop's Appeal
Appleton children give money to diocesan collection
By Joanne Flemming
|ANSWERING APPEAL: Corrine Frankenberg, 10, of Appleton contributed to the 2003 Bishop's Apeal. She belongs to St. Mary Parish in Appleton, which has asked children to contribute to the Appeal for two years. (Rick Evans photo)
For the past two years St. Mary Parish in Appleton has invited
the parish children to contribute to the Bishop's Appeal. It
believes the response it has received make its invitation a
In the first year, the children contributed $180; this year,
that amount increased to more than $280, said Joan Paalman, parish
She and Tony Rosecky of Appleton, who chairs the parish Bishop's
Appeal committee, decided to involve children in the campaign
because they are "part of our church community," Rosecky said. "If
they are part of our community now, they will be part of our
community as they grow up."
"They are future givers and supporters of the Bishop's Appeal,"
Paalman said, so why not make an opportunity for them.
"Children's Bishop's Appeal" labels were pasted on envelopes
placed in the back of church and it was announced that the
envelopes were available.
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