Every gift and every prayer helps.

 

Everyone can participate according to their abilities. Thoughtful prayer and discernment can help each household consider what is appropriate for them to pledge.

 

Each parish benefits from Diocesan ministries. Through support of our clergy, religious education, and charitable works, all Catholics are positively impacted by ministries of the Diocese. The goal for each parish is 100% participation through prayers and offerings.

 

How will my donation be used?

 

You may simply give your gift for the Bishop’s Annual Appeal and the Diocese will determine how your donation will be used to support the mission and ministry of the church, as outlined in this brochure.

 

You may also specify that all or part of your donation should be used for a particular program, or several programs. If you choose to restrict your gift, please document the nature of your restriction in writing when you make the gift.

 

How much should I consider giving?

 

Through thoughtful prayer and discernment, each household should consider what is appropriate for them to pledge. Every prayer and every gift helps!

 

Is my donation tax deductible?

 

Yes, the church as 501(c)3 status and your donation is tax deductible.

 

Will my name be given to other organizations?

 

No, information will NOT be given to other organizations.

 

Can I spread out my gift in payments?

 

Yes – payments can be spread out over 10 months, but they must be finished by December 31st.

 

"The call of Jesus pushes each of us to never stop at the surface of things, especially when we are dealing with a person. We are called to look beyond, to focus on the heart to see how much generosity everyone is capable. No one can be excluded from the mercy of God; everyone knows the way to access it and the Church is the house that welcomes all and refuses no one."

- Pope Francis

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