The 5th Precept of the Catholic Church states: “You shall help to provide for the needs of the Church” (Catechism of the Catholic Church).
The Church has needs that require funds. Buildings need to be maintained. The staff needs to be paid. The priests need to be provided for and their welfare taken care of.
Traditionally, the Church has relied on collections at weekend Masses. This has proven to be limiting, especially during this circuit breaker period.
Regular giving is the most reliable source of funding for the Church. It provides a sustainable and constant flow of resources to be able to carry out God’s work in Singapore.
With known commitments from Catholics, funding is more predictable and operations and projects can be implemented with greater certainty of funding.
Every Catholic should consider pledging a monthly contribution to the Church.