Archbishop Schnurr and Archbishop José H. Gomez of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl.

Archbishop Schnurr is offering a case of Cincinnati’s own Graeter’s ice cream for his part in the wager, and on his end Archbishop Gomez is offering baked treats from Porto’s Bakery in Los Angeles.

Catholics across the country are encouraged to get involved in this friendly exchange.

Donations are being accepted to benefit each archdiocese’s Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) in the spirit of the big game. Starting at 7:30 Wednesday morning, visit or follow #BishopsBigGame on social mediato see how you can be a part of the excitement and donate to support Catholic school students in the name of your favorite team.

The CEF of the “winning” archdiocese will receive 60% of the total fund and the CEF of the other archdiocese will receive 40% of the total fund. All proceeds collected will go directly to the respective CEFs, which provide needs-based tuition assistance for those attending Catholic schools.

To get things started, each archbishop has made of a donation of $1,000 to the joint fund.

Please: (1) like and share the #BishopsBigGame social posts on the platforms shown below; (2) consider making a donation at; and (3) encourage your friends, family and parishioners to do the same. Thank you!

To learn more and watch #BishopsBigGame digital engagement, follow these social platforms:

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles @lacatholics
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Who Dey!