Each year the Catenian Bursary Fund gives cash grants (nothing to repay) totalling over £100,000 to young Catholics between the ages of 16 and 24, who work as helpers on Diocesan and HCPT pilgrimages to Lourdes or volunteer to work on projects around the world.
Conditions apply so do read carefully the conditions which include:
Find out more by visiting: www.catenianbursary.com or chat to any member of Sussex Catenians.
On becoming a Catenian each member gives an assurance that he is financially sound and that he can maintain any dependants and has made provision for the future. Notwithstanding this, he or his dependant may suffer material misfortune. It was to provide for this that the Catenians established what is now our Benevolent & Children's Fund.
The Trustees task is always to set out to give discreet, effective aid to every benificiary in his or her predicament and not, except where it has a direct bearing, to question how that position was reached.
The Scheme provides for the "Benefit of Charity" in these terms: