What is the 2019 St. Dominic Catholic Parish Believe and
It is our annual parish-wide effort to renew our stewardship commitments of
prayer, service and treasure; to steward the blessings received from God, for
the benefit of all.
Why did we choose the theme "Believe & Belong"?
We say the creed every time we celebrate Mass. It is what we
BELIEVE. It is our story. It is who we are. As a family of faithful
believers, we BELONG to one another and to our God. Sharing the Word and
celebrating the Eucharist together fosters fraternity and makes us a holy
and missionary community. A community that cherishes the small gestures of
love, whose members care for one another and create a welcoming environment,
is a place where the risen Lord is present, sanctifying the community in
accordance with the Father's plans.
What are the Annual Stewardship goals for our Love without Limits
This year, in addition to supporting our current ministries
and operating expenses, we ask you to support three important goals:
Eliminate formation fees: remove the financial barrier
to the high school and middle school programs by eliminating formation
fees: Price tag - $20,000
Reduce tuition: We believe in Catholic education and
making it affordable to all. Our goal is to reduce tuition by $500 per
student. To reach that goal we need about $200,000..
Fund outreach: Provide additional funds to outreach
ministry resulting in the reducation of the number of separate appeals
throughout the year. Our goal is to offer about $30,000.
What were the 201 fiscal year results?
The budget for fiscal year end 6/30/17 was $1,841,650. The
Actual for 7/1/16 through 6/30/17 was $1,860,996. We continue to be grateful for your
generous response in support of our mission and ministries.
What are the Capital Fund Goals for our Sharing the
Debit Reduction: The first priority of
this campaign is to raise a minimum of $875,000 and refinance the
remaining debt from the renovation of the church, the building of the
Parish Athletic Facility and the creation of the Parish Arts &
Activities Center. Our current debt is
now under $1 million. The campaign has allowed for $625,000 of debt
reduction to date, with an additional $50,000 planned for 2017 and
$200,000 in 2018.
Deferred Maintenance: Estimated
investment of $400,000 would be used for immediate maintenance needs,
lengthen life expectancy, and prevent premature replacement including
the mechanicals, (heating and cooling) and preventative maintenance of
our roofs. Immediate needs have
been addressed and monies have been set aside to build a reserve for
HVAC roof repair, and parking lot concerns.
Campus-wide Safety and Security:
Estimated investment of $200,000 would allow us t install new secured
entrances for the church, Parish Center, main school entrance, Parish
Arts & Activities Center, K4 and Middle School entrances, a campus-wide
exterior video/camera system, evacuation signage, new fire alarm system,
and new locks on the main exterior doors. Completed projects included a new school building entrance with
secured access, campus-wide security cameras, electronic access for key
doors and new keys/locking system.
School Revitalization: Estimated
investment of $300,000 may be used toward updated classrooms, hallways,
new flooring, including the cafeteria.
This past summer, monies were directed toward our early childhood
education wing with new ceilings lighting, and fresh paint. As more
pledge and gifts are received, phase 2 may include new flooring,
countertops, and cabinets.
Marcy Center Revitalization: Estimated
investment of $250,000 would be used for flooring, paint, a fully
functioning kitchen, and additional audio-visual capabilities. This
project was part of our 2008 Master Plan for Capital Improvements.
South Narthex Expansion: Estimated
investment of $725,000 would create a more welcoming, inviting gathering
space before and after Masses, weddings, funerals, and the many other
services and special events held in our church. This project was part of
our 2008 Master Plan for Capital Improvements.
Campus-wide updates and contingency costs:
Estimated Investment of $175,000 would allow improved youth
ministry facilities, audio-video presentation systems in the church and
narthexes, updates to the Parish Center, rectory, and curb appeal of the
parish shed and dumpster area.
Only those projects covered by the amount of monies pledged will be
undertaken, in the priority order listed. Simply put, no additional debt
will be incurred for any of the projects.
What would you like me to consider giving to achieve our Capital
Making a new final year commitment to our Sharing the Vision
Making a one-time additional gift over and above
current 3-year commitment
Praying for God’s blessings upon our campaign and our
May the grace of the Holy Spirit lead you as you pray
over your decision.