About Offering Envelopes

Contact the office to request offering envelopes.

Advantages

  • NUMBERED.
    Envelopes maintain confidentiality and ensure weekly offerings are accurately recorded.
  • HOLD CASH AND CHEQUES.
    A handy way to carry them to church.
  • CONFIDENTIAL.
    Your name or other personal information does not appear on the outside of a sealed envelope.
  • DATED.
    Weekly offering envelopes allow you to give in accordance with your changing circumstances.
  • SPECIAL OFFERINGS.
    Separate envelopes throughout the year for special offerings e.g. “Christmas Offering”, “Together We Serve”, “Build Fund”
  • INSERT A NOTE OF APPRECIATION
    to the staff and volunteers who count, record, sort, roll and deposit your envelope givings.
  • INNOVATIVE WAY TO GIVE
    in the previous century (circa 1960).

Disadvantages

  • CASH AND CHEQUES
    must be counted, recorded, sorted and/or rolled and deposited every week by staff and volunteers.
    Having cash in the office is a security risk.
    There are more modern ways to give. See Donations.
  • YOU HAVE TO BE THERE.
    What if you miss Mass, perhaps attend another church? What if masses are cancelled or restricted due to a pandemic?
    You can still give to support your parish! See Donations.
  • IT’S AN EXPENSE FOR THE PARISH.
    Would you prefer to see your entire donation used effectively?
    There are electronic ways to give.
    Save the cost, see Donations.
  • THE ENVIRONMENT.
    Skip the envelopes, save a tree! See Donations.

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