Everyone’s circumstances are different. The chart below is for your consideration in planning your gift. Remember that pledges can be made over a period of 10 months. Gifts can be made by cash, check, credit card, and appreciated securities.
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The Church in Boston is blessed by generations of the faithful whose contributions of time, talent, and treasure support our parishes, schools, and ministries. The intentions of all donors are remembered in prayers at Bethany Chapel at the Archdiocese of Boston Pastoral Center. Those who are able to make significant contributions receive updates and invitations to periodic Archdiocesan events.
Cardinal’s Leadership Circle ($10,000 and above)
Through their unrestricted support, leadership, and faith, members of the Cardinal's Leadership Circle assist Cardinal Seán O’Malley in guiding our Archdiocese. Members are invited to special events throughout the year including an annual Advent Mass and reception each December.
Bishop Society ($5,000 - $9,999)
Members of the Bishop Society provide critical support and assistance to Archdiocesan ministries. Their significant unrestricted financial and pastoral support enables the 50 plus ministries within the Archdiocese of Boston to continue to spread the faith through an array of charitable, educational, and pastoral initiatives.
Crosier Society ($2,500 - $4,999)
The Crosier, or pastoral staff, symbolizes the role of the Bishop as a shepherd. It has been an ecclesiastical ornament since the early days of the Church. Members of the Crosier Society may be called upon to help shepherd the faithful in their support for the work of the Church.
Mitre Society ($1,000 - $2,499)
Conferred upon a Bishop at his Episocal Ordination, the Mitre is dated to the age of the Apostles. Members of the Mitre Society are called upon to follow in the footsteps of the Apostles within their parishes by helping to spread the faith message of the Archdiocese and seeking the support of others who are looking for ways to help.
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