COVID-19 Crisis: Bulletin Text Options. Please edit at your discretion.

  1. Planned Giving Brief:The Catholic Church is made up of all races; families and singles, sinners and saints. In these times of disruption and uncertainty, it is good to know that through our parishes, as members of the Catholic Church, we have unity. The Office of Stewardship and Development invites you to make a grateful response to God for the gift of your parish by designating it, by name, as a beneficiary of a retirement asset, annuity, or life insurance policy. James 1:17.
  2. Planned Giving Brief: CARES Act: This recently passed Congressional law includes a new deduction for charitable donors who will not itemize in 2020 when filing their tax returns next year. You will be allowed to take a special tax deduction, up to $300, to reduce your tax liability. Learn more at   OR, choose #2, below.
  3. Planned Giving Brief: CARES Act – BENEFIT: If you don’t itemize when you prepare your tax return, until the passing of the CARES Act you haven’t been able to deduct your charitable giving.  The CARES Act now enables you to reduce your tax liability or deduct up to $300 in charitable donations for 2020. Just keep your records. Sunday Offerings and other charitable giving are eligible. Learn more at
  4. Planned Giving Brief: Charitable Gift Annuities. If you are concerned about your financial security given the ups and downs of the stock market during the COVID-19 crisis, you may want to consider funding a charitable gift annuity and at the same time make a gift to our parish. Provide for your family, protect your assets, and give at the same time. Email the Office of Stewardship and Development, Planned Giving officer at for more information.
  5. In Appreciation: During these times of change and uncertainty, we want to thank you for your stewardship. Together we are stronger than ever, and together, we will continue to make a difference for our parish for future generations.

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