When you support elderly, unwell and retired priests in your local community, you provide essential accommodation and medical care.
More than that, you show them that their years of service made a difference in your heart.

Right now, your generous support to The Priests Foundation cares for 57 elderly or unwell priests.

"I’ve always believed that with age comes wisdom. Our retired priests still have a lot to teach us, and through
The Priests Foundation we make sure they are able to continue their ministry."

 - Father Frank Jones,
Chair, The Priests Foundation

Priests never truly retire

For most of the priests in our Archdiocese, the idea of stepping away from the communities and families they have looked after for years seems unfathomable. They continue their ministry well into their later years, and only slow down once illness forces them to. The transition from active work to retirement is a different experience for each of our priests – some welcoming the slower pace; others finding the change in their day-to-day ministry confronting after so many years of being immersed in parish life.

Your gift today helps them continue living their calling.

Our priests have been with us through the good times and the bad

Through baptism to the administering of the last rites, our clergy have been there with us celebrating or supporting us daily, weekly, monthly.


June McLeish reflects on a lifetime of blessings

"I give to The Priests Foundation because faith needs to shape the future for the next generation. This is my way of not taking the dedication of priests, which I have personally experienced, for granted.