For a more detailed analysis, click here to download the diocese’s Profit and Loss (P&L) Statement, that summarizes the revenues, costs, and expenses incurred during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
The diocese holds annual special collections to help offset the cost of specific expenses or funds. Below is a list of the annual collections held at Masses throughout the year.
- CHRISTMAS COLLECTION: Second collection during all Christmas Masses. All funds collected are divided up as follows: 35% toward seminarian education, 35% to the priest retirement fund, and 30% to the Iraq Relief Fund (to aid refugees and people in Iraq).
- EASTER COLLECTION: Second collection during Easter Masses. All funds collected go toward the seminarian fund.
- HOME MISSION: Second collection for our mission churches in Massachusetts & Florida.
- PETER’S PENCE: Second collection for the Holy See of the Catholic Church (Vatican).