Thank you for your faithful stewardship of God's blessings

09-24-2017Fr. Michael Straley

Howdy,

We weekly print the total of the previous week's collection, and you are very generous, so it can look like a lot of money. Actually, it is. However, we have not told you what our weekly or monthly costs are, and that is also a lot of money.

Our monthly utility bills usually run over $14,000 and our phone bill is about $2000. Yes, it costs a lot to run an active parish. The benefits for our employees, retirement, FICA taxes, and health insurance runs over $30,000 per month.

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