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Suggested Giving

Our parish embraces Christian Stewardship as a way to deepen our relationship with the Lord. Stewardship involves intentional, planned and proportionate giving of our time, talent and treasure. Our Increased Offertory Appeal calls on all parishioners to reflect on their gift of “treasure” to the parish.

Like any household, our parish each year looks at income and expenses to estimate what we can afford for church operations and ongoing or new programs. This difficult task would be made easier if all parishioners made an annual financial commitment to the parish. This would enable us to more accurately anticipate our income and budget accordingly.

An annual commitment is just that – a specific amount you promise to the parish for the year. It helps you, too, to budget your offering in the spirit of Stewardship. The method of payment is up to you. Most parishioners fulfill their commitment weekly using church envelopes placed in the Sunday Collection.

Please be as generous to the parish as you are able.

Suggested Guidelines for Giving

Is $25 a Week Possible?

We ask each family consider a $25 per week commitment. Not everyone, we know, will have the financial ability to do this due to fixed or limited incomes. Many families though can participate at this or a higher level. The gift charts are only suggestions. Your commitment – whatever the amount – makes a difference.

Below are two suggested giving plans to consider

Everyone’s financial ability is unique, but one of these approaches is usually within the means of most parishioners. Your commitment is an investment in your parish and the pastoral care it provides to all of us as individuals, families and the community at-large. Prayerfully consider your commitment. Whatever you decide, it should reflect how you live and be proportionate to your financial ability. Should your circumstances change, preventing fulfillment of your intention, don’t worry, we will understand.

Suggested giving based upon income
Annual Income

5 % Yearly Pledge

Annually / Weekly

3 % Yearly Pledge

Annually / Weekly

$ 100,000
$ 5,000 / $ 100

$ 3,000 / $ 60

$   75,000
$ 3,750 / $ 75
$ 2,250 / $ 45
$   60,000
$ 3,000 / $ 60
$ 1,800 / $ 36
$   50,000
$ 2,500 / $ 50
$ 1,500 / $ 30
$   40,000
$ 2,000 / $ 40
$ 1,200 / $ 24
$   30,000
$ 1,500 / $ 30
$   900 / $ 18
$   25,000
$ 1,250 / $ 25
$   750 / $ 15

 

Suggested giving based on percent increase from current level
Your Current Contribution 25 % Increase 30 % Increase 40 % Increase
$  5
$  6.25
$  6.50
$   7
$ 10
$ 12.50
$ 13.00
$  14
$ 15
$ 18.75
$ 19.50
$  21
$ 20
$ 25.00
$ 26.00
$  28
$ 25
$ 31.25
$ 32.50
$  35
$ 30
$ 37.50
$ 39.00
$  42
$ 35
$ 43.75
$ 45.50
$  49
$ 40
$ 50.00
$ 52.00
$  56
$ 50
$ 62.50
$ 65.00
$  70
$ 75
$ 93.75
$ 97.50
$ 105

 

How & When Will We Make Our New Commitment?

Your offertory Commitment Envelope is included with this brochure. Fill it out completely – indicating your new level of commitment – and bring it with you to Mass. Your new commitment should begin at the same time. If you are unable to attend Mass that weekend, you can drop off your commitment envelope at the parish office or place it in the collection the following week. You also can mail it to the parish.

Download PDF of commitment envelope, or view commitment envelope online.

Online Giving

See our Electronic Giving page for more information.