Recipients

CREED Fund Grant Recipients

Cycle 2: January 2020

Organization/Individual 

Event/Training 

Amount Granted 

Funding Area 

Ms. Jennifer Nagel, Brainerd 

Principal's Master's in Education Fall 2019 

 $1,185.00

School Formation 

Stella Maris Academy, Duluth 

Catholic Imagination Conference 2019; Catechist Formation Buses ‘19/’20 with Queen of Peace School; ICLE School Leaders Forum 2019

$373.40; 1,750.14; $9,393.74 

School Formation 

Ms. Karin Sabyan, Cloquet

Catholic School Administration Certificate

 $3,132.00

School Formation 

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Ely 

Evangelization Training Retreat, Ely 

$4,000.00

Lay Education 

Ms. Carolyn Kaczor 

Cenacle of Our Lady of Divine Providence School of Spiritual Direction Training Retreat

$3,000.00

Lay Education 

Mrs. Susan Schuler 

Cenacle of Our Lady of Divine Providence School of Spiritual Direction Training Retreat

$3,111.50 

Lay Education 

Diocese of Duluth – Office of Catechesis 

Formed Parish Subscription Funding; Echoling the Mystery Resource for Parishes; Mileage Pool for Catechesis & Youth Minister Meetings

$1,700.00; 2,000.00; Up to $2,500.00 

Lay Education 

Total Granted for Cycle 2: Up to $32,145.78

 

Cycle 1: July 2019

Organization/Individual

Event/Training

Amount Granted

Funding Area

Assumption Catholic School, Hibbing

Tuition Assistance

$4,296.90

School Tuition Assistance

Marquette Catholic School, Virginia

Tuition Assistance; Catechist Formation Mileage 2019/2020

$4,296.90; $1,097.36

School Tuition Assistance, School Formation

Queen of Peace School, Cloquet

Tuition Assistance

$4,296.90

School Tuition Assistance

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, Brainerd

Tuition Assistance

$4,296.90

School Tuition Assistance

St. Joseph's Catholic School, Grand Rapids

Tuition Assistance

$4,296.90

School Tuition Assistance

St. Thomas Aquinas School, International Falls

Tuition Assistance; NCEA National Convention 2019 – J. Hilfer

$4,296.90; $1,159.79

School Tuition Assistance, School Formation

Stella Maris Academy, Duluth

Tuition Assistance; Diocesan Assembly 2018

$12,890.70; $60.00

School Tuition Assistance, School Formation

Ms. Jennifer Nagel, Brainerd

Principal's Master's in Education Spring & Summer 2019

$1,777.50

School Formation

Mrs. Lori Lagergren, Grand Rapids

Catholic School Administration Certificate

$3,514.00

School Formation

Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools

Catechist Formation Program 2019/2020; Mileage Reimbursement for Principal Meetings ‘19/’20

$10,680.00 (previously granted same amount but returned in 6/19 because not used by end of fiscal year); Up to $3,000.00

School Formation

St. Joseph Church, Crosby and Our Lady of Fatima Church, Garrison

Sacred Music Workshop, Crosby Oct. ‘19

$2,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Lawrence Church, Duluth

Bereavement Support Group Facilitator Training ’19 – J. Ciurleo

$280.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Duluth

Marriage Seminar

$5,335.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Grand Rapids

Men’s & Women’s Conference Scholarships 2020; Catholic Music Association of America Conference 2020; Evangelization Retreat Training, Idaho

$400.00; $1,500.00; $4,333.00

Lay Ministry Education

Built Upon a Rock Fest, Duluth

Built Upon a Rock Fest 2019

$4,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Andrew Catholic Church, Brainerd

Theology of the Body II Course 2019 – J. & M. Gangestad

$2,390.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Raphael Church, Duluth

Sacred Music Workshop, Hibbing 2019 – A. Merritt

$85.40

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Marriage, Family and Life

Men’s Conference 2020; Women’s Conference 2020

$4,000.00; $5,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Catechesis

FORMED Parish Subscription Funding; Sophia Institute Workshop 2019; Catechetical Institute Mentor Training Day 2020; Mileage Reimbursement for Catechesis Meetings; Supplemental DVD Purchases

$20,450.00; $7,010.00; $3,300.00; Up to $2,000.00; $1,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Mileage Reimbursement for Youth Minister Meetings

Up to $2,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

Total Granted for Cycle 1: Up to $125,663.15


Cycle 2: January 2019

Organization/Individual

Event/Training

Amount Granted

Funding Area

Assumption Catholic School, Hibbing

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

Marquette Catholic School, Virginia

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

Queen of Peace School, Cloquet

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, Brainerd

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

St. Joseph's Catholic School, Grand Rapids

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

St. Thomas Aquinas School, International Falls

Tuition Assistance

$5,227.37

School Tuition Assistance

Stella Maris Academy, Duluth

Tuition Assistance; ICLE School Leaders Forum Nov. 2018

$15,682.11; $5,575.97

School Tuition Assistance, School Formation

Ms. Jennifer Nagel

Principal's Master's in Education 2018

$2,370.00

School Formation

Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools

ACRE Testing 2019; Catechist Formation Program 2019

$1,630.00; $10,680.00 (returned $10,680.00 because not spent before end of fiscal year)

School Formation

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Duluth

Diocesan Assembly 2018

$45.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Cecilia Church, Nashwauk

Diocesan Assembly 2018

$45.00

Lay Ministry Education

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Ely

Forming Intentional Disciples Training Retreat 2018

$1,543.67

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Catechesis

Formed Parish Subscription Funding

$3,400.00

Lay Ministry Education

Total Disbursement for Cycle 2: $72,335.97 (as of 4/30/19)


Cycle 1: July 2018

Organization/Individual

Event/Training

Amount Granted

Funding Area

Mr. Gabe Johnson, Hibbing

Principal Master's in Education Spring ‘18

$1,249.00

School Formation

Marquette Catholic School, Virginia

Catechist Formation Mileage 2018/2019

$759.89

School Formation

Stella Maris Academy, Duluth

Catechist Formation Buses 2018/2019 (on behalf of SMA & Queen of Peace School); Protect Young Eyes Digital Safety Training

Up to $2,000.00*; $3,800.00

 

*TBD by 6/30/19

School Formation

Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools

DOD Catechist Formation Program ‘18/’19; Mileage Reimbursement for Principal Meetings

$8,050.00; up to $2,000.00*

*TBD by 6/30/19

School Formation

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Duluth

ChristLife Training Conference 2018

$2,977.80

Lay Ministry Education

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Virginia

Amazing Parish Conference 2018

$4,748.00

Lay Ministry Education

Mrs. Connie Bruesch

Clinical Pastoral Education Program 2019

$3,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Marriage and Family Life

Diocese of Duluth Men’s Conference 2019; Diocese of Duluth Women’s Conference 2019

$3,500.00; $5,000.00

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Catechesis

Diocesan Assembly 2018; Adult Faith Formation Program ‘18/’19; Formed Parish Subscription Funding; Supplemental DVD Purchases; Mileage Reimbursement for Catechesis Meetings

$4,000.00; $4,750.00; $15,762.50; $2,000.00; up to $2,000.00*

 

TBD by 6/30/19

Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Mileage Reimbursement for YM Meetings

Up to $4,000.00*

*TBD by 6/30/19

Lay Ministry Education

Total Disbursement for Cycle 1: $69,597.19 (as of 4/30/19)


Cycle 2: January 2018

Organization/Individual Event/Training Amount Granted Funding Area
Mr. Gabe Johnson, Hibbing Principal Master's in Education  $1,187.50 School Formation
Marquette Catholic School, Virginia Catechist Formation Mileage Spring '18 $502.20 School Formation
Stella Maris Academy, Duluth Catechist Formation Speaker January '18; 2017 Formation Summit $500.00; $450.00 School Formation
Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools Blue Mass Transportation Spring 2018

up to $2,000.00*

TBD by 6/30/18

School Formation
Immaculate Conception Church, Pine City Diocesan Assembly 2017 $200.40 Lay Ministry Education
St. Martin's Catholic Church, Tower Diocesan Assembly 2017 $155.40 Lay Ministry Education
St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Nashwauk Diocesan Assembly 2017 $60.00 Lay Ministry Education
St. Raphael's Church, Duluth Diocesan Assembly 2017 $215.00 Lay Ministry Education
Built Upon a Rock Fest, Duluth Built Upon a Rock Fest 2018 $4,000.00 Lay Ministry Education
Mary Immaculate Church, Coleraine TOB II & Philosophy of Pope St. John Paul II Courses - T. & K. Klatt $4,000.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth Office of Catechesis Formed Parish Subscription Funding $2,952.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry Youth Minister Retreat 2018; YM Mileage Reimbursement Spring 2018 $2,500.00; $100.00 Lay Ministry Education

Total Disbursement for Cycle 2: $16,822.50 (as of 4/9/18)*

Cycle 1: July 2017

Organization/Individual Event/Training Amount Granted Funding Area
Assumption Catholic School, Hibbing Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
Marquette Catholic School, Virginia Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
Queen of Peace School, Cloquet Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, Brainerd Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
Saint Francis Catholic Church & School and All Saints Catholic Church, Brainerd Omaha Development Institute 2017 $772.50, $772.50 School Formation, Lay Formation
St. Joseph's Catholic School, Grand Rapids Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
St. Thomas Aquinas School, International Falls Tuition Assistance $2,980.42 School Tuition Assistance
Stella Maris Academy, Duluth Tuition Assistance; Institute for Catholic Liberal Education Conference '17; Catechist Formation Bus w/Queen of Peace School [Oct. '17] $8,941.26; $2,739.80; $1,000.00 (returned 31.88) School Tuition Assistance, School Formation x 2
Mr. Gabe Johnson, Hibbing Principal's Master's in Education Spring 2017 $1,148.95 School Formation
Mrs. Dawn Flesland, International Falls Principal's Master's in Education Summer 2015 $1,207.29 School Formation
Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools DOD Catechist Formation Program '17/'18 $8,050.00 School Formation
Diocese of Duluth Office of Schools Mileage Reimbursement Pool for Principals up to $3,000.00                               (TBD by 6/30/18)** School Formation
Brainerd Lakes Faith Formation, Brainerd Diocesan Assembly 2017 Up to $650.00 ($375.82 given/needed); Up to $4,350.00 ($744.28 given/needed) School Formation, Lay Ministry Education
St. Edward's Church, Longville and St. Paul's Church, Remer Light the Fire Again Evangelization Retreat & Training 2017 $3,692.10; $615.35; $615.35 Lay Ministry Education, Priest Formation, Deacon Formation
St. Raphael's Guild of the Catholic Medical Association, Duluth White Mass and Program 2017 $2,000.00 ($1,000 returned) Lay Ministry Education
Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Virginia Love, Purity, and Freedom Event 2017 $2,000.00 Lay Ministry Education
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Grand Rapids Hibbing Deanery Called & Gifted Workshop 2018 $4,000.00 (all returned because event not held) Lay Ministry Education
Blessed Sacrament Parish, Hibbing Catholic Medical Association Conf. 2017 $2,650.00 Lay Ministry Education
St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Brainerd TOB Institute Course I - J. & M. Gangestad $2,350.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth Office of Marriage & Family Life DOD Men's Conference 2018; DOD Women's Conference 2018 $2,500.00; $3,500.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth Office of Catechesis DOD Adult Faith Formation '17/'18; Formed Subscription Funding for Parishes; Diocesan Assembly 2017 $7,250.00 ($2,490.00 returned); $13,164.00; $3,000.00; Up to $3,000 (TBD by 6/30/18)** Lay Ministry Education

Total Disbursement for Cycle 1: $83,449.84 (as of 4/9/18)**

Cycle 2: January 2017

Organization/Individual Event/Training Amount Granted Funding Area
St. James Catholic School, Duluth NCEA Convention & Expo 2017 $5,480.00 School Formation
St. Martin's Catholic Church, Tower Diocesan Assembly 2016 $247.20 Lay Ministry Education
Immaculate Conception Church, Pine City Diocesan Assembly 2016 $217.20 Lay Ministry Education
St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Nashwauk & Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Coleraine Diocesan Assembly 2016 $236.40 Lay Ministry Education
St. Anthony Catholic Church, Ely Ananias Training Workshops 2016 $4,463.00 Lay Ministry Education
Mrs. Georgiann Kuberra, Hermantown Spiritual Direction Program Training $1,750.00 Lay Ministry Education
Built Upon a Rock Fest, Duluth Built Upon a Rock Fest 2017 $4,000.00 Lay Ministry Education
St. Benedict Church, Duluth Christlife Series DVD & Guides $800.00 Lay Ministry Education
Holy Spirit Parish, Virginia Called and Gifted Workshop & Interviewer Training $1,200.00 Lay Ministry Education
Ms. Christina Serena, Babbitt Master's of Theology Education $5,000.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth - Marriage Tribunal Institute of Matrimonial Practice 2017 course $3,100.00 Lay Ministry Education
Diocese of Duluth - Office of Catechesis Parish FORMED Subscription Funding $770.00 Lay Ministry Education

Total Disbursement for Cycle 2: $30,063.80

 

Cycle 1: July 2016

Organization/Individual

Event/Training

Amount Granted

Funding Area

Assumption Catholic School, Hibbing

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71

Schools Tuition Assistance

Holy Rosary School, Duluth

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71

Schools Tuition Assistance 

Marquette Catholic School, Virginia

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

Queen of Peace School, Cloquet

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, Brainerd

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

St. James Catholic School, Duluth

Tuition Assistance;

Tunes that Teach Seminar ‘16

$4,584.71;

$960.00 

Schools Tuition Assistance, Schools Formation

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Duluth

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Grand Rapids

Tuition Assistance 

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

St. Michael’s Lakeside School, Duluth

Tuition Assistance 

$4,584.71 

Schools Tuition Assistance 

St. Thomas Aquinas School, International Falls

Tuition Assistance

$4,584.71

Schools Tuition Assistance

Duluth Area Catholic Schools, Duluth

Teacher In-Service 2017

$700.00

Schools Formation

Brainerd Lakes Catholic Churches Faith Formation, Brainerd

Diocesan Assembly 2016

$90.60, $1,919.40 

 Schools Formation, Lay Ministry Education

Diocese of Duluth – Office of Schools

Diocese of Duluth Catechist Formation Program ’16/‘17

$9,300.00

Schools Formation

Diocese of Duluth – Pastoral Center

Mileage Reimbursement Pool for parishes

Up to $3,500.00*, Up to $4,500.00*

Schools Formation,
Lay Ministry Formation

*Will be finalized 6/17

 St. Lawrence Church, Duluth

National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention ’16

$3,000.00

Lay Ministry Formation

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Duluth

Theology of the Body Training Head & Heart Immersion I -
D. Walsh

$1,720.20

Lay Ministry Formation

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Ely

St. John Bosco Conference ’16 - A. Kucera

$715.00

Lay Ministry Formation

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, International Falls

St. John Bosco Conference ’16 – S. Etienne

 $728.20

Lay Ministry Formation

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Virginia

Virginia Called and Gifted Workshop ‘16

$3,450.00

Lay Ministry Formation

Mr. Kevin Kubat, Virginia

Masters of Arts in Theology – Year I

$5,000.00 ($3,320.24 returned because not used)

Lay Ministry Formation

St. Raphael’s Guild of the Catholic Medical Association, Duluth

White Mass and Program 2016

 $4,400.00

Lay Ministry Formation

Diocese of Duluth – Office of Catechesis

Diocesan Assembly 2016; Formed Subscription Funding for parishes; Supplemental DVD Purchases for parishes; Diocese of Duluth Catechist Formation 16’/17’

$5,000.00; $13,200.00; $2,000.00; $900.00

Lay Ministry Formation

 Diocese of Duluth – Office of Marriage and Family Life

Diocese of Duluth Women’s Conference; Diocese of Duluth Men’s Conference

$7,000.00; $4,700.00

Lay Ministry Formation

Total Disbursement for Cycle 1:  $123,840.50