Subject to the limits set by the Archbishop, the Parish Priest is responsible for all the temporal goods of the Parish. The Parish Finance Committee is an advisory body to help the Parish Priest in the sound administration of the temporal goods of the Parish.
The Committee assists the Parish Priest by clarifying the issues and making recommendations, so that he is fully aware of all aspects of parish finances when making any particular decision.
The Parish Finance Committee assists the Parish Priest by advising:
Family Offering – Planned Giving Envelopes
The main source of funding for the upkeep of the church is through the Family Offering.
The Family Offering or Envelopes Collection is in place to meet the demands for the coming year and beyond. There are several ways you can make a contribution – weekly envelope collection – a special envelope for once off or for monthly, quarterly or half-yearly or Direct Debit. An application form is available for either method to contribute the parish.
A Direct Debit system is now in place for the parish and Applications Forms for Direct Debit payments can be downloaded or will be available from the Parish Office. Anyone wishing avail of this service can contact the Parish Secretary for details or download an application form and return it to Parish Secretary, Donnycarney Church, Malahide Rd. Dublin 5.
As most are aware any donation of €250 or more per annum, the parish can recover a tax refund on the monies donated.