Joy of Giving

Dan and Sarah Grey

Dan and Sarah Grey both came to Denver with a mission to serve others. Sarah came from Ohio as part of the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), a graduate teaching program out of the University of Notre Dame, to teach at the inner-city Guardian Angels Catholic School, which receives support from Seeds of Hope. Dan…




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Eric Eisinger

When Eric Eisinger trains for a marathon, each step is in service to others. A 26-year-old civil engineer, Eric and his corporate team trained for months before the Colfax Marathon. They clinched first in the Corporate Cup Relay in 2013, and defended their title the next two years. It’s a double victory for Eric and…




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Judy Barrett

The fruits of Chateau Montelena’s vines in Napa Valley bring the savory taste of God’s bounty in every bottle. Outside the vineyard, owner Judy Barrett supports St. John Vianney Seminary’s future priests who will pour out their lives to lead others to God’s kingdom. Judy and her late husband, Jim Barrett, made it a priority…




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Lisa and Brad Golter

Lisa and Brad Golter say Holy Family High School gives them hope. Their four children received the benefits of a rigorous and faith-filled Catholic education at the Broomfield school—the same kind of education they wish for future generations. “Your kids are everything to you. When they’re involved, busy with classes and in sports—it’s something we…




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Paul and Colleen Lum Lung

“We have four children and therefore four beneficiaries,” shares Paul Lum Lung of St. Thomas More Parish. “But we recently decided to add a fifth child, The Catholic Foundation.” Retired couple Paul and Colleen Lum Lung will tell you they are the proud parents of four children and blessed grandparents of 11 grandchildren. They happily…




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Martha and Tim Reichert

Martha and Tim Reichert drew their family mission from a passage in the Gospel of Luke: Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more. With gratitude for the multitude of blessings in their lives, the Reicherts are driven to give to…




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John and Terri Schuster

John and Terri Schuster always say those receiving help today will become the donors of tomorrow. They’re proof that. About 30 years ago, the couple was in great need. Within weeks of each other, John and Terri, who married at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Northglenn, both lost their salaried jobs. Then the bills…




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Bill Wagner

When Bill Wagner gives to Bishop Machebeuf High School, he strives to be the hands of Christ on earth. “As it says in Scripture, we’re all ambassadors of Christ,” Bill said. “Jesus needs our eyes, hands and feet on earth.” Bill, who supports Denver-area Catholic high schools through scholarships, made it his mission to serve…




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Father Andrew Kemberling

Stewardship, or giving, is more than a way of life—it’s the purpose of life, according to Father Andrew Kemberling. “God puts in us the need to love, and my understanding of stewardship is the need to love is the need to give,” Father Andrew said. “This need to give is built in each one of…




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