Make a Gift to the 2016 Bishop's Appeal
To make a donation for 2016, choose your donation amount (or type it in under "Other"), choose your parish, and click "Proceed to Payment".
You can make your gift to the Bishop's Appeal as:
- A one time gift or pledge payment (payment will be applied to existing pledge if you have one.)
- A Pledge with automatic monthly payments, taken from your credit/debit card or checking account. (You may choose this to set up a payment schedule for an existing pledge made at your parish.) [Click here for instructions]
- A Pledge (we will bill you in monthly installments ending in February 2017) [Click here for instructions]
Please note: The Bishop's Appeal pledge period is April through March (11 months) each year. Credit card gift transactions for pledges will be processed on either the 1st or the 15th of each month, from 1/1/2016 through 3/15/2017, or for the number of months you select if earlier. This payment will appear on your credit card statement as "RC Diocese Albany".
Paper pledge statements will begin mailing in mid-July 2016.
How to set up a pledge without automatic payments (we will bill you):
- To make a donation, choose your donation amount (or type it in under "Other"), choose your parish, and click
" Proceed to Payment ".
- Under Additional Information choose "One-time gift".
- Fill in your address under Billing Information where we should send your monthly statements. Statements mail July - February. (We ask that all pledges be completed by March 15th, 2017.)
- Choose "Bill me later" under Payment Information. You will not be asked to enter a credit card for this choice.
- Click "Donate Now"
How to set up a pledge with automatic payments:
(You may also choose this option if you would like to set up a payment schedule on an existing pledge made at your parish.)
- To make a donation, choose your donation amount (or type it in under "Other"), choose your parish, and click "Proceed to Payment".
- Under Additional Information choose "Pledge".
- Choose which day you would like your payments to withdraw on. You may choose the 1st of every month or the 15th of every month. If the 1st or 15th fall on a weekend, we will charge your card on Monday.
- Select the number of monthly payments you would like to extend your pledge out to. (Payments will not schedule past March 15, 2017.)
- Fill in your billing address under Billing Information
- Fill in your Payment Information.
- Click "Donate Now" You should receive an immediate confirmation screen and email. If not, please give our office a call!