Foundation, Inc. of the
Diocese of Dumaguete, Philippines is a registered, religious.
charitable, non-profit organization in the USA, and enjoys
tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Foundation, Inc. established the Goretti Scholarship Fund
which helps young men in the diocese pursue a priestly vocation,
despite any lack of financial means.
many...affluent countries are suffering from vocation crisis, in
some regions the increase of vocations is creating grave financial
problems," according to Msgr. Merlin T. Logronio, founder of
Goretti Foundation, Inc. "Goretti Foundation for the Diocese
of Dumaguete in the Philippines is a concrete response to
alleviate the reality that 'eight our of every ten Filipino
priests come from poor and low-income families'".
The Goretti Scholarship Fund is the sum of money given by
donors and managed into a trust fund. Only the interest of the trust
fund is used to support the study of seminarians and deserving lay
students. All contributions are acknowledged with Form 1099 for
donors' federal and state income tax deduction purposes.
As a further show of gratitude, the community of seminarians and lay
scholars of Goretti Foundation shall continually offer masses and
prayers for you. Aside from the satisfaction that you are helping
seminarians become priests, you shall merit perpetual memory for
having contributed in the strengthening of the Church.
Contributions may be of any type, but
generally fall into one of two categories:
Prayer for Priestly
Jesus, Divine Master, who said, "The harvest indeed is great, but the
laborers are few," we lovingly accept your invitation: "Pray the
Heavenly Father to send forth laborers to His harvest."
Inspire a crusade for vocations. More priests! May they be the salt of
the earth, the light of the world, the city placed on the mountaintop
for the salvation of humankind redeemed by Your Blood! More priests!
May they promote the glory of God and the peace of people of good
O Mary, God's chosen one, Mother and guardian of holy vocations, with
your chaste spouse, Joseph, pray with us, pray for us, and for all
those called by God. Amen.
-From the Vatican II Weekly Missal