Posts from February 2021

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Supporting Your Church While Also Lowering Your Year End Tax Bill

by Marie Smith

IT’S TAX TIME! Have you considered a Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs)? When planning your IRA withdrawal strategy, you may want to consider making charitable donations through a QCD. A QCD is a direct transfer of funds from your IRA custodian, payable to a qualified charity. QCDs can be counted toward satisfying your required minimum distributions […]

Pray Without Ceasing

by Marie Smith

A Morning Prayer written by St. Thérèse O my God! I offer Thee all my actions of this day for the intentions and for the glory of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I desire to sanctify every beat of my heart, my every thought, my simplest works, by uniting them to Its infinite merits; and […]

Covid Update Regarding our Catholic Churches

by Marie Smith

All churches in the Diocese of Rochester can now operate at 50% of maximum capacity while continuing all efforts associated with cleaning of public spaces, hygiene, wearing of masks and social distancing.