Leave a lasting impact on what you care about most.

A mission of love.


At its heart, the Catholic Community Fund is dedicated to strengthening and preserving the Catholic faith in the 144 communities in eastern Massachusetts that make up the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.

Through the Catholic Community Fund, your charitable gifts help build up our community of faith, creating a lasting impact and enriching lives for generations to come.


Communities Served


In Endowment Assets


Grants Distributed Annually

Your Gift in Good Hands

The Catholic Community Fund Board of Trustees brings decades of experience, wisdom, and guidance to the direction and care of your gifts. Rest assured, each and every dollar is stewarded into good hands for the betterment of the community in the Archdiocese of Boston.

Our Board of Trustees

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, O.F.M., Cap.
Archbishop of Boston

Gavan Mooney
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Archdiocese of Boston

John E. Straub
Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
Archdiocese of Boston

Francis O’Connor, Esq.
General Counsel
Archdiocese of Boston

Very Rev. Jonathan P. DeFelice, O.S.B., J.C.L.
Judicial Vicar, Archdiocese of Boston and
President Emeritus, Saint Anselm College

Patricia M. Dinneen, Ph.D.
Chair, Social Justice Ministry
Archdiocese of Boston

Daniel L. Fitzgerald
Marblehead, MA

James P. Healey
Trustee and Past President
Yawkey Foundations

Very Rev. William P. Joy
Special Assistant to the Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia
Archdiocese of Boston

Kevin P. Martin, Jr., C.P.A., M.S.T.*
CohnReznick LLP

Jerome Meier, M.B.A.
Newton, MA

Stephanie Monaghan O’Brien, J.D.
Investment Professional
Morningside Technology Advisory, LLC

Adelene Perkins, M.B.A.
Chair of the Board and CEO
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mary L. Ryan*
Chairman and CEO
Thompson Steel Company, Inc.

*Audit Committee Member


Executive Director
Lynne E. Sullivan

Socially Responsible Investing

The Catholic Community Fund ensures that your investment is managed according to Catholic social teaching and follows the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s (USCCB) Application of Moral Principles to Investment Practices.

Excluded from our investment strategy are abortion and abortion-related products or services, birth control, tobacco, life-ending embryonic stem cell research, pornography, militarism, landmines, and firearms.

Our Investment Committee

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston’s (RCAB) Investment Committee reviews investment policies and strategies for the RCAB Common Investment Fund, where Catholic Community Fund endowments are invested.

Robert J. Morrissey, Esq., Chair
Morrissey, Hawkins & Lynch

Charles Clough, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Clough Global

Stephen M. Dufour
Fidelity Investments

Michelle A. Knight
Chief Investment Officer and Chief Economist
Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC

James J. Mahoney, Jr.
Mahoney Investments

Frederick Weiss
MPC Capital Advisors, LLC

John E. Straub
Chancellor & Chief Financial Officer
Archdiocese of Boston

Maureen Creedon, CPA
Director of Finance
Archdiocese of Boston

John Zona, Ph.D.
Chief Investment Officer
Boston College

Our commitment to transparency.

Audited annual reports of our financials are provided annually.

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