The Crozier is a symbol of the pastoral care entrusted to a Catholic bishop at his episcopal ordination. As a member of the Crozier Society, you provide much needed support to Bishop Estévez as he leads his flock on a journey of faith. Members of the Crozier Society take a leadership role in helping the bishop advance the mission of the Diocese of St. Augustine, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and serving the spiritual, educational, and charitable needs of community.
Crozier Society Giving Levels
Crozier Society members are those who gift $1,000 or more to the Bishop’s Annual Stewardship Appeal
*First time members receive a Crozier Society lapel pin honoring their leadership support.
$1,000+ Father Alonzo Gonzalez Circle
Father Gonzalez Circle members will receive an invitation to the Bishop’s annual Mass of Appreciation and Reception, with the opportunity to meet Bishop Felipe Estévez and receive his personal thanks. Members will also receive a biannual Crozier Newsletter, with updates from Bishop Estévez.
$2,500+ Father Francisco Lopez de Mendoza Grajales Circle
In addition to the opportunities offered to Father Gonzalez Circle members, Father Lopez Circle members will receive a small token of gratitude from Bishop Estévez.
$5,000+ Mission of Nombre de Dios Circle
In addition to the opportunities offered to Father Lopez Circle members, Mission Circle members will also have their family name entered into a Book of Prayers that is kept by Bishop Estévez to use during private prayer time in the Sacred Heart Chapel at the Catholic Center.
$10,000+ Fray Agustin Ponce de Leon Guild
In addition to the opportunities offered to Mission Circle members, Ponce de Leon Guild members will receive an invitation to share dinner with Bishop Estévez.
$25,000+ Bishop Augustin Verot Crozier Guild
In addition to the opportunities offered to Ponce de Leon Guild members, Crozier Guild members receive an invitation to a private dinner with Bishop Estévez, to include a personal gift from him.