Leaving a Legacy of Faith: The Lumen Christi Legacy Society’s Impact on Catholic Parishes

Lumen Christi Legacy Society: helping the Church fulfill God’s plan for the future
By Karen Adams, Special to The Catholic Virginian / January 8, 2024

Steve and Joann Ervin’s heartfelt decision to leave a lasting legacy to their parish, Prince of Peace, Chesapeake, through the Lumen Christi Legacy Society, exemplifies the deep bond between parishioners and their faith communities. This society, fostering a tradition of giving, ensures the financial security and vibrancy of Catholic parishes and ministries within the Diocese of Richmond for generations to come. By remembering their parishes in their wills, members like the Ervins not only honor their loved ones but also support crucial initiatives, from scholarships in Haiti to local food pantries and Catholic education. With 358 individuals and couples already committed, the movement speaks volumes about the power of faith and community. Discover how legacy gifts embody the spirit of generosity and ensure the continuation of vital parish missions and ministries, reflecting a profound statement of faith and love. Learn more about the transformative power of the Lumen Christi Legacy Society and how you can contribute to a lasting legacy. [Read the full article…]