Impact of Your Gift
Gifts to the St. Odilia Endowment Funds can be designated to support one or more of the following ministries of programs:
St. Odilia Parish Endowment Fund
Provides materials and equipment like sound and video as well as other resources to maintain inspirational, dynamic liturgy and music for our parish community. Past projects include the Grand Piano for the Worship Space, the Church Projection System, and Server Vestments.
Enriches faith formation and supports the creative programs for our parishioners from early childhood to adult formation. Assists in procuring new educational equipment and materials for lifelong faith formation. Past projects include the Faith Formation Camcorder and Digital Camera, Spanish Gospel Books, and the Youth Mission Trip.
Faith Formation Scholarships
Provides financial assistance for children and teens from families of modest means for ongoing faith formation and sacrament preparation.
Promotes social justice issues within our community and helps to meet the needs of the poor within and outside our parish. Past projects include the Immigration Conference.
Finances improvements, maintenance and repair of our campus buildings and equipment. Past projects include Courtyard Air Conditioning, the Lawn Irrigation System, and replacing the Church Carpet.
Supports outreach ministries to every person who is hurting and in need of physical, emotional or spiritual care or assistance. This includes vulnerable elders or children, homebound, terminally ill, mentally ill, those in crisis or going through life transitions, such as marriage, divorce, abusive relationships, the safety of children, as well as assisting the grieving members of our community.
Allows the allocation of resources as needed to cover unbudgeted priorities of the parish community. Past projects include the Ministry Fair, Stewardship Training Conference, Worship Literature Stands. a Video Surveillance System, and the Befriender Program.
St. Odilia School Endowment Fund
Strengthens the quality of programs and staffing at St. Odilia School. Assists in procurring new equipment and materials for class instruction. Past projects include:
• Classroom Projectors, Smart Boards, and Storage Lockers
Connor Anderson School Scholarship Fund
Provides tuition assistance for families seeking a Catholic Education